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Pitcher (oinochoe)

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Neck and mouth of trefoil-mouth oinochoe are solid slip. Front panel on body: two men face each other and join hands over upside-down body of a third man; man at left holds sword or knife; upside-down man has sword or scabbard at his waist and a reserved eye; dotted linked diamonds above and...

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By date unknown: according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from the Schliemann Collection; by 1925: with Joseph Brummer; purchased by MFA from Joseph Brummer, March 5, 1925, for $ 855.00 (the total price for MFA 25.42-25.43)

Credit Line

Richard Norton Memorial Fund

Greek, Late Geometric IIa Period, 735–720 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 269c.


Height: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

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The Ancient World