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Side A: Agave, with head of Pentheus and sword, rushes to right preceded by a maenad holding a vine-branch. Side B: Two maenads with thyrsos, swinging a kid between them. white accessories. Label text: Front: Agave carrying the head of Pentheus and a sword; another maenad holds a vine...

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By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Sicilian, Classical Period, about 400 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Sicily, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 107.


21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World