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Two-handled jar (Tyrrhenian neck-amphora)

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Condition: Cracked on one side; small break in surface of middle band.

Inscription

"Herakles," "Andromache," "Pantariste," "Timiades," "Telamon," "Ainipe"

Provenance

By 1889: Prince Torlonia Collection (excavated at Vulci, 1889: Gsell, Fouilles de Vulci, tomb no. XLIX); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [one of the] Contents incomplete of an early VIth Cent tomb at Vulci [containing MFA vases 98.901-909, 912-914, 916, 920]); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 560 B.C.

Findspot

Vulci, Italy

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 15; 17, 1-2.

Dimensions

Height: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.); diameter: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.916

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels