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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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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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World