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Wine jar (oinochoe) with Apollo and Artemis

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Apollo and Artemis making a libation at an altar. Apollo wears long sleeved chiton and himation, laurel wreath, and quiver; holds kithara and phiale. Artemis wears chiton and leopard skin and quiver; holds bow and oinochoë. Some pieces restored in plaster.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens. Said to come from Sunium.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 465 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 105.

Dimensions

Height: 34.8 cm (13 11/16 in.); diameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.370

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels