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Stamnos

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This lid fits 91.226 and is on it. (a) Stamnos Side A: Representation of death of Orpheus ("contaminated" with death of Aigisthos). Orpheus with a lyre, seated, attacked by a young man, followed by a woman with an axe, who is detained by a man; at the right, behind Orpheus, another woman. Side...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Robinson, Catalogue: from Rome); Anonymous gift to MFA, November 1891

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 470–460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

91.227a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels