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Volute krater (mixing bowl) with warrior's farewell

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Warrior's departure and farewell to seated old man (father?) and standing women. Youth with lances attends warrior. [Label text]: On this large volute krater, a young warrior bids farewell to his family. A seated older man may be the youth's father. Several young women who may be relatives...

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By 1932: with Ugo Iandolo, Rome (said to be from Italy); purchased by MFA from Ugo Iandolo, January 5, 1933, for $ 3,368.65

Credit Line

Cyrene Excavation Fund and John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 108.


Height (with handles): 68 cm (26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World