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Mixing bowl (krater) with sprinters

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Side B: Three nude youths running left. Their posture indicates that the race depicted is a sprint. Side A: Herakles and Geras. Herakles on left, body facing left, head facing right. He wields a club above his head with his right hand. He wears a cloak and carries a staff in his left hand...

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Provenance

Before 1975: Pierre Sciclounoff Collection, Geneva, Switzerland (said to have previously been owned by a French collector); 1975: acquired from Pierre Sciclounoff by Dr. André Lagneau, Rue du Plan 9, Ch-2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland; by 1997: purchased from Dr. Lagneau by Phoenix Ancient Art S.A., 6, rue Verdaine, 1211 Geneva 3, Switzerland; April 1997: with Sekhmet Ancient Art Limited, P.O. Box 475, Portland House, Glacis Road, Gibraltar; 1997: conveyed by Sekhmet Ancient Art Limited to Phoenix Ancient Art S.A.; purchased by MFA from Phoenix Ancient Art, April 22, 1998

Credit Line

Purchased by contribution and Bequest of Charles H. Parker, by exchange

Italic, Etruscan, Classical Period, about 480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Cerveteri, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

Height: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1998.49

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels