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Red Figure pitcher (oinochoe) with two youths and a dog

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Red Figure oinochoe with large cylindrical mouth and high handle. Two nude young athletes. The one to right stands in front view, looking to left and holding out strigil to the other who stands in profile to right with his hands clasped. Between them a dog. In field, a pouch. Above the youths'...

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Inscription

ΑΛΚΙΜΑΧΟS ΚΑΛΟS

Provenance

By 1912: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Gela.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 042.

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); height with handle: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.191

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels