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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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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

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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

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World