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Pitcher (trefoil mouth oinochoe)

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Zig-zag on handle. On the neck: band of hatching, dotted lozenge chain, checkerboard, dotted lozenge chain, cross-hatched lozenge chain. On the body, the main scene is one of hunting. Six men, four foxes (with longer and thicker tails) and 10-11 hounds; a goat-like animal appears in front of...

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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. 269b.


Height: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World