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Stamnos with lid

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Side A: Women with olive twig, woman with thyrsos, a third woman. Side B: Three women; the one in the center carries a thyrsos and kantharos. Graffite on base. (b) Cover. Graffito on base. [Label text]: Six women participate in a festival of Dionysus in this painted scene. Two women carry...

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Inscription

ΜΙΛΕ

Provenance

By date unknown: said to have been formerly in the Pasquale collection at Curti, near S. Maria di Capua, and found in that neighborhood (with 01.8082) (according to L. D. Caskey and J. D Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no. 38); by 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Curti near S. Maria di Capua.); purchased for MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 038.

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

01.8083a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels