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Clay warm red. Oinochoe with trefoil mouth. Handle has horizontal lines. At lip a badn of cross-hatching; dark band. On neck: lines, band of zig-zags, panel with hatched meander, band of zig-zags. On shoulder: badn of cross-hatched triangles, larger band of cross-hatched triangles; band of...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Geometric Period, 740–730 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 286.


Height: 33.1 cm (13 1/16 in.)

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The Ancient World