Amphora

Greek
Geometric Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 263.

Dimensions

Height: 43.7 cm (17 3/16 in.); diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.774

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flaring lip, long neck, flat vertical handles. Main zones: hatched meander and zigzag. Crosses and hatched diamonds on handles.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren ([one of a group of eleven Dipylon vases 03.772-03.782] according to Warren's records: Bt. in Paris. All the Dipylon vases were said to have been found together, and were certainly found in Athens. [Also in Warren's records is the following note]: "I had seen them in a garden in Athens." J.M. [John Marshall]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900