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Decorated with an eagle pounding on a hare, an aquatic bird, and leaves; cracked but intact.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, about late 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.204

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels