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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.1167

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels