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From bottom to top: broad bands, zone of oblong leaves, hatched triangles; seated men with Boiotian shields and other seated figures. Neck has a hatched meander. Pitcher - Diplon. Vase leans considerably; axis is not perpendicular to bottom.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren ([one of a group of eleven Dipylon vases 03.772-03.782] according to Warren's records: Bt. in Paris. All the Dipylon vases were said to have been found together, and were certainly found in Athens. [Also in Warren's records is the following note]: "I had seen them in a garden in Athens." J.M. [John Marshall]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Geometric Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 267.

Dimensions

Height: 40.2 cm (15 13/16 in.); height with handle: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.); diameter: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.777

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels