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Pitcher (oinochoe) and lid

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Slip is bright orange to brown. On neck: band of waterbirds, meander, band of waterbirds. On shoulder square panels (metopes), alternately containing waterbirds and four leaf design. On body: gand of wolftooth pattern, band of waterbirds, band of connected dots (almost false spirals), band of...

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Provenance

By 1898: with Edward Perry Warrren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens. Christmas 1898.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 266.

Dimensions

38.1 cm (15 in.)

Accession Number

99.503a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels