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Mixing bowl (column krater)

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Side A: two young horsemen wear broad sun-hats (petasoi) instead carry long staffs. The horses, both stallions, are bridled and wear bits with curving cheekpieces. The second horseman wears a chiton. Side B: Three youths dancing drunkenly, probably following a drinking party (symposium). They...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; 1963: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Moses Alpers and M. H. Shulman; loaned to MFA by Moses Alpers and M. H. Shulman, April 8, 1963; Partial Gift (half interest) of Dr. Maurice H. Shulman to MFA, November 14, 1973; Partial Gift (the remaining half interest) of Mr. and Mrs. Moses Alpers to MFA, December 14, 1994

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Moses Alpers

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 490 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Accession Number

1973.572

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels