Amphora

Greek
Late Geometric Period
about 700 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Thera

Dimensions

Overall: 78.5 cm (30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.386

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Geometric decoration on front of neck and shoulder. Maeander and water birds on neck. Red and reddish brown on yellow slip.

Provenance

By 1906: with W. Talbot Ready; by 1907: purchased from W. Talbot Ready by Mrs. T. Jefferson Coolidge, Jr. (loaned to MFA as 15.14 and then as 7.15, returned in 1915); by 1957: T. Jefferson Coolidge Collection (loaned to MFA as 368.57); by 1961: Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Coolidge Collection; gift of Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Coolidge to MFA as Gift in Memory of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge