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


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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World