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Fragment of a plaque (pinax) The upper left hand corner with three bearded men to right, raising their right hands.

Provenance

By 1895: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought December 1895 and said to be from Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about 525–510 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.4 x 6.6 cm (5 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.194

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels