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Heavy ovoid body with trefoil extended mouth. Incised decoration on the body: a boukephalon approached on either side by a serpent-like reptile. Incised running loop decoration on neck and top of body. Handle is double tubular and divides half way down.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: from the same scavi as [01.8148].); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Orientalizing, 7th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 626.

Dimensions

Height: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8124

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels