Amphora

Greek
Archaic Period
about 540–530 B.C.
Painter the Affecter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 19.

Dimensions

40.8 cm (16 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.76

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body entirely black except for the rays at the bottom.
On the neck: A. At the left a bearded man in a richly decorated mantle holding a staff in his right hand; his left is raised towards two men wearing the chlamys. The fourth figure like the first but without a staff. B. Similar to A., the second figure being nude, with his chlamys over his arm. At the junction of the neck and shoulders a tongue pattern, red and black, above a chain of lotus-buds. Repaired.

Provenance

Lent by W. S. Bigelow, 1877; made a gift Jan. 2, 1913.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection