Beaded handles. Name-vase of the Tithonos Painter. Side A: Tithonos with lyre flees to right before Eos. Side B: Youth with lyre. [Label text]: Eos, the winged personification of Dawn, carries off the young Trojan Tithonos. On the back of the amphora is another youth with a lyre.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900
Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–470 B.C.
Place of Manufacture
Athens, Attica, Greece
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 083.
Height: 30.4 cm (11 15/16 in.); diameter 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure