Amphora

Greek
Archaic Period
530–520 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 49.

Dimensions

40.6 cm (16 in.)

Accession Number

89.258

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pictures on the shoulder.
Side A: between two large eyes, Athena driving a quadriga to right.
Side B: between large eyes, a bearded charioteer driving quadriga to right.

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