Amphora

Greek
Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.
Potter LIght-Make


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 52.

Dimensions

18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.79

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light-Make Class. Yellowish white slip.
Side A: Two Maenads dancing; to their right, Dionysos, seated to right. Extensively patched, restored and painted over.
Side B: A satyr holding a goat by the horns and beard. In the background a vine tree.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection