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"Pontic" oinochoe

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Upper register: two sirens flanking lotus-palmette ornament, framed by two swans. Lower register: procession of women, each holding a twig. Dotted meander between. Colors: red and white. Intact, but glaze much flaked.

Provenance

By date unknown: Leon Pomerance Collection; gift of Leon Pomerance to MFA, November 13, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Leon Pomerance

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 560 B.C.

Dimensions

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2404

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black-Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels