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Connected with the work of the Varrese Painter; it is a possible link between the works of the Gioia del Colle Painter and the Painter of Copenhagen 4223 and those of the Darius Painter. A: The death of Thersites. All the principal figures are labeled with incised inscriptions. Rows of white...

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By date unknown: said to be from Ceglie del Campo near Bari; by 1903: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 340 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 038.


Height: 124.6 cm (49 1/16 in.); diameter: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World