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This is the more standard form of Apulian epichysis, with a spreading foot, concave body, and a domed shoulder set off by a broad, flat flange. On either side of the juncture of handle and rim are two molded female faces. A band of dotted egg-pattern cirlces the shoulder on top of the fange,...

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By date unlnown: Edward Austin Collection; gift of Edward Austin to MFA, August 19, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Austin

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 122.


16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World