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Stamnos fragments showing Demeter, Persephone, and Triptolemos

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Two friezes separated by band of meanders and checkered squares. A. Demeter (add Greek) and Persephone (add Greek) B. Triptolemos in winged car drawn by 2 serpents. To left an initiate with bakchos; and his introductor holding two torches. At upper right above torch, (add Greek) Iachos. ...

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By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about late 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Length x width (fragment a): 9.4 x 6 cm (3 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.) Height x width (fragment b): 15.5 x 19.5 cm (6 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.) Length (fragment c): 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World