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Two-handled jar (amphora) depicting a man and a woman sacrificing at an altar

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Side A: A man and woman sacrificing at an altar. Side B: A woman standing with figure profile to right but looking back over her shoulder.

Provenance

By date unknown: William J. Stillman Collection; purchased from William J. Stillman by Henry P. Kidder; gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder to MFA, January 28, 1901

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder

Greek, Classical Period, about 430 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 064.

Dimensions

Height: 33.2 cm (13 1/16 in.); diameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.16

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels