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Mixing bowl (column krater)

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On the handle plates: filleted, bearded male and filleted female heads. Side A: Charioteer driving quadriga. Herakles firing arrows, while Hesione hurls rocks at dragon. Side B: Procession of nine elders to left, wreaths in background. Lowest register: sphinxes, dove, two sets of four geese,...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, Late Corinthian, about 550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm (13 in.); diameter: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.420

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels