Amphora

Greek
Archaic Period
about 540–520 B.C.
Painter The Swing Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 03.

Dimensions

Height: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

89.257

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Departure of a warrior, in a quadriga. On the ground, facing the warrior, a woman; a man and woman stand behind the horses, and a warrior and a woman facing them.
Side B: Three groups of two figures each (1) and (3) two men conversing (2) a man with helmet and sword (Arming scene) and a woman with a shield. Surface painted over.

Provenance

By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Corneto Tarquinia); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution