Amphora with quadriga
about 530–520 B.C.
Painter of Cambridge 51
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 1, pl. 46.
38.8 cm (15 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Side A: Athena mounting a quadriga (one horse white). Beside the chariot Apollo, playing on a large lyre. In front of him, Hermes. In front of horses a youth, seated.
Side B: Two warriors fighting. A bearded man comes between them.
Re-assembled from a considerable number of pieces.
Lent by the Estate of Charles C. Perkins, June 4, 1886. Transferred to Chas. B. Perkins, April 30, 1909; Purchased of Charles B. Perkins, April 5, 1923, for $ 400.00
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund