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Vase in the form of a pomegranate

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Main zone: file of water-fowl to right. Pomegranate-shaped with small stem perforated for suspension. No opening into vase.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren ([one of a group of eleven Dipylon vases 03.772-03.782] according to Warren's records: Bt. in Paris. All the Dipylon vases were said to have been found together, and were certainly found in Athens. [Also in Warren's records is the following note]: "I had seen them in a garden in Athens." J.M. [John Marshall]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Geometric II Period, 735–700 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 280.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); diameter: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.772

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels