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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.


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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World