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Two-handled jar (amphora)

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Later black figure style. (A) Departure of a warrior. A quadriga en face. In the chariot a warrior holding two spears, and his charioteer holding a whip. At the right a bearded Scythian archer. (B) Return of the warrior. At the left an old man, holding a staff, receives the warrior who is...

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By 1899: on loan to MFA by J. W. Paige, May 9, 1899; gift of Estate of James W. Paige to MFA, May 4, 1922

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of James W. Paige

Greek, Archaic Period, 530–520 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 43.


Height 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World