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Decoration Description: One handle and part of wall missing. Typical Attic shape with heavy handles; edge of foot reserved. (add Greek) Side A: Silenos standing r.; behind him, small phallos-bird. Side B: Large phallos-bird to r., with wings spread. Satyr is defecating in faded white onto...

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Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in 1899); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Early Classical Period, About 470 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.); diameter: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.31c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels