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Conventional decoration in white, yellow, brown, and red. Above foot incised band of tongue pattern; broad band through which runs a red line with leaf-like tongues; then a scroll. VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #120 (01.8112) Epichysis about 330 B.C. The bands of ornament framed by incised lines do...

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Bari.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about late 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 120.


18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World