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Death of Aktaion (a) Aktaion and dogs (b) Head of satyr with horns. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #11 (03.839a-b) Two Fragments of an Oinochoe (shape 3) about 400-380 B.C. Death of Aktaion. On a larger fragment (A), Aktaion, wearing a baldric and a cloak around his shoulders, falls to the...

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By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Tarentum where it is said to have been found.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, about 400–380 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 011.


14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World