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Mixing bowl (kalyx krater) depicting a sacrifice to Hermes

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Side A: Sacrifice to Hermes. The god stands watching the approach of a youth with a goat. Side B: A draped youth. Foot anciently repaired with lead clamps. [Label text]: The small votive pictures and the miniature herm on a shelf in the background of this image give a clue to the setting and...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 425–420 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 165.

Dimensions

Height: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.); diameter: 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.796

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, red figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels