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Decoration Description: Clay disc pierced with two holes for suspension or fastening as lid (?); worn black, white and red paint on unglazed clay. Side A: two torus moldings framing convex rim, sunken roundel with seated winged sphinx left, tongue border. Side B: flat rim, raised ring framing...

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By date unknown: on the art market in Athens; purchased for MFA by Mrs. C. C. Vermeule, Jr.; gift of Mrs. C. C. Vermeule,Jr. to MFA, September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule, Jr.

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World