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Stamnos depicting women congregated about an idol of Dionysos

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(a) Principal design a sacrifice to Dionysos, encircling the vase. On the front an archaic idol of Dionysos, with a large disc on each shoulder; in front a table with amphorae on it, and sacrificial cakes. Women on each side, and others under the handles and on the other side. (b) Cover....

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Provenance

By 1890: with Edward Perry Warren (according to E. Robinson vase catalogue: purchased in Rome, 1890 as an Anonymous gift); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 4, 1890

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 47.4 cm (18 11/16 in.); diameter 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

90.155a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels