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Two heraldic panthers (in profile, but faces forward) on either side of a Corinthian helmet in profile. Scattered around are rosettes.

Provenance

By 1972: with Mohammad Yeganeh, Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Telemannstrasse 5, 6000 Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, January 10, 1973

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 580–570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.9

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels