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Pelike Side A: Seated boy with ball Side B: Flying Nike

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Side A: Nude boy, seated to right, on a knoll, tossing a ball. Side B: Nike, flying to left.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.818

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels