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Two-handled jar (amphora)

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Side A: Two satyrs dancing to right. Between them a tree(?). Side B: Two satyrs one to right, the other to left, both heads to left. Between them and in field to right a tree (?) with leaves incised. The satyrs have white hair and tails, and those of (A) have red fillets around their heads,...

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Provenance

By 1912: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Cerveteri. Probably made near Cervetri since a vase cracked in the baking & so badly cracked would not be likely to have been exported from the place of its fabrication); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Italic, Etruscan, Late Archaic Period, about 480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 571.

Dimensions

38.3 cm (15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.158

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels