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Pitcher (oinochoe)

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The main zone of decoration has a siren between two sphinxes, and to left, leopard, panther-bird, goat, leopard; to right, leopard, stag, leopard, bull. The background in decorated with rosettes. The shoulder zone has a petal pattern, white rosettes, and a checkerboard pattern. Near the base...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, January 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, Archaic Period, 640–630 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.14

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels