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Three-legged vessel depicting a pair of wrestlers

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The body of the vase cylindrical with a flat rim, which turns inward and then downward, and three thin legs originally united by rods curving upward to the center of the vase. One of these supports is missing, and parts of the legs are lacking or restored. Each leg is decorated with a figural...

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By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 559.


Height: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World