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Amphiaraos armed, bidding farewell to Eriphyle, only a bit of whose hair appears. At right nurse with child Amphilochos. Greek inscription 'Amphiaraos' (A[MPHI]ARAOS) above Amphiaros' head. A greater part of the lip of the vase and the left side missing. A bit of the Greek inscription 'Eriphyle'...

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Inscription

From Left to Right: [ΕΡΙ]ΦVΛΗ Α[ΜΦ]ΙΑΡΗΟS

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris, from Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 440–430 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 058.

Dimensions

Height: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.798

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels