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Black body with decoration of red and brown; scratched lines on upper part. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #141 (95.837) Mug (oinochoe of shape 8M) Attributed to the Knudsen Group (Green) Early 3rd century B.C. The shallow, vertical incisions on the upper body imitate ribbing but do not...

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By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales Collection (according to a paper label on the foot of the vase: found in Egypt; bought in Athens for $5.00); gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to MFA, March 28, 1895

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, Early 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 141.


11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World