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Two-handled jar (amphora) with cover depicting the harnessing of a chariot

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By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to have been found at Corneto); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 29-32.


Height: 52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.); diameter 37.3 cm (14 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, black-figure technique


The Ancient World