Amphora

Greek
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. 091.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.789

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Neck and handles with half the front of the body. Poseidon or Zeus with sceptre pursues a Nereid, who flees to right.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900