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Sarcophagus rim with animals and warriors

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Sarcophagus from Clazomenae. Ornament painted on the rim in the usual technique: zones of animals, warriors, etc. Missing: undecorated parts.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, about 530–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Klazomenai, Asia Minor

Dimensions

Length: 2.16 m. width at top 1.11 m width at foot 0.88 m.

Accession Number

04.285

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi