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Two handled jar (amphoriskos) with Eros and a woman

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Side A: Woman, profile to left tying fillet. Side B: Eros stands to right, holding a tray. Greek inscription EPOS to the right of his face.

Inscription

ΕΡΟS

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Attica, near Sounion); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 425 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 162.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 19 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.355

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels