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Two-handled jar (amphora) with Hippodameia preparing for her wedding

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Twisted handles and tall body. Neck and shoulder conventionally ornamented. Late style. Side A: Landscape: in center Eros and Hippodameia; at left, Pothos and Eurynoe; at right Iaso and Asteria. Below Asteria lies a chelys lyre. Greek names inscribed in white above heads: (From Left to...

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From Left to Right At Left: ΕVΡVΝΟΗ ΠΟΘΟS Center: ΙΠΠΟΔΑΜΗ ΕΡΩS At Right: ΙΑSΟ ΑSΤΕΡΙΑ


By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren ((according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); said to be from the Spinelli Collection); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 425 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 170.


Height: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World