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Two-handled jar (neck-amphora) depicting the arming of Achilles

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Inscription

"Achilleus," "Thetis," "Kumatothea," "Neoptoleme," "Panope"

Provenance

By 1921: with G. Ferrari; purchased by MFA from G. Ferrari, January 6, 1921, for $ 1,250.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 16; 17, 3-4.

Dimensions

Height: 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.21

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels