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Two-handled jar (amphora)

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Side A and B: Head and neck of a horse wearing a halter and facing right. The manes are divided into twelve locks. Accessory color: red. Some restoration and repainting.

Provenance

By 1960: with Dr. Herbert Cahn, Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; gift of Dr. Herbert Cahn to MFA, November 13, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Herbert Cahn

Greek, Archaic Period, about 560 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 01, 3-4.

Dimensions

Height: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2401

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels