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Rhodian "Wild Goat" oinochoe. Body flares from foot, well-defined shoulder. Trefoil mouth. From bottom to neck, three bands: (1) lotus flowers and buds, (2) two dogs and four goats, (3) palmettes, ducks, bulls, goat. Guilloche on the neck. Creamy slip. Crack on the right side.


By 1903: Mrs. S. T. Morse Collection (purchased for her of E. Simeon, London, and stated by him to have been found in his own excavations in the island of Rhodes); gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse to MFA, January 1903

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse

Greek, Orientalizing Period, about 625–600 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Rhodes, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 291.


Height: 28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.); diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

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The Ancient World