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Side A: Polydeukes binds Amykos at fountain. Side B: Hermes, Polydeukes with mattock and holding the Egg containing Helen, satyr with situla and phiale. Twisted handles ending in heads of hippocamps, all but one of which are lost. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #167 ...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to a letter from Edward Perry Warren, dated November 3, 1907, this vase, with 07.863 and 07.864, came from the same Faliscan tomb); purchased from Edward Perry Warren by W. A. Gardner; gift of W. A. Gardner to MFA, December 12, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of W. A. Gardner

Italic, possibly Latin, Faliscan, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 167.


Height: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World