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Side A: The tying of Andromeda Side B: Cepheus and an African porter. Palmette cluster under handles. Africans in white outline technique, with added red and white. White also on the hair and beard of Cepheus. Intact. [Label text]: The scene on this vase illustrates a portion of the myth/play...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 44 cm (17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2663

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels