Amphora with lid

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
about 530 B.C.
the Ivy Painter


Dimensions

Height (max. with lid): 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Height (without lid): 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.970

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Sides A and B: Dolphin between two entwined snakes. Large eyes left and right. Blackish glaze on buff clay, with additions in red, white and brown paint.
Piece missing from lid.

Provenance

By 1961: Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to be from Vulci); November 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 1,800-

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund