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Shape descends from the skyphos of Corinthian type. The lower body is narrow and tapering. The widest diameter is at midbody below the handles. The foot is in two degrees. The handles angle upward slightly. On one side a white herring-bone pattern, below which is a large vine-pattern in...

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By 1886: Estate of Alfred Greenough; 1886: Gift of the Estate of Alfred Greenough, Charles H. Parker, Executor; December 1886

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 340–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 112.


11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World