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Two-handled jar (amphora) depicting Athena and Apollo

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Panathenaic; Side A: Athena and a lyre (Apollo) player. On top step of platform on which the musician stands is inscribed (add Greek) Side B: Hermes and Poseidon, vis-á-vis.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Perhaps found at Nola.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.); diameter: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique


The Ancient World