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A: Boar Hunt. The central hunter raises his sword in his right hand to slash the hindquarters of the boar, which charges to the left. His hunting companions stand on either side with spears, and there is a dead dog lying below. The hunter at the left braces his spear under his arm to take the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Robert E. Hecht, Jr. Collection; gift to MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, about 400–390 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 009.

Dimensions

Height: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.236

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels