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Early Black Figure with a reminiscence of metal technique. The neck and handle black. Around the shoulder is a narrow red band with a human-headed bird, two lions or panthers and between them rings. Around the body a frieze of winged figures, alternately male and female, running to right. ...

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By 1877: W. S. Bigelow Collection (loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 41]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 574.


28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World