Amphora

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 470–460 B.C.
the Providence Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 092.

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.6 x 5.8 cm (1 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.875

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment probably of a Nolan amphora. Head and shoulders of a bearded man, to right. Greek inscription at left: “…on is handsome” (…ON KALOS).

Inscription

…ΟΝ ΚΑLΟS

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (bought in London); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren.

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900