Amphoroid krater

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III C Period
about 1200 B.C.


Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Large bowl with two vertical band handles and high slender foot; rim slightly out-turned. Side A: (B) mountain goat right, facing panel of dotted superimposed loops (mountain?) and voluted floral designs. Side B: (A) three goats, right. Rim glazed, three bands below shoulder frieze, three more on lower body; foot glazed. Pink buff clay, red slip, streaky, chestnut paint.


Mentioned in CVA, Deutschland 25, Frankfurt 1, under p. 11, pl. 3, as coming from Salamis in Attica with kraters in Frankfurt and Hannover;
by date unknown: with Dr. Elie Borowski, Angensteinerstrasse 7, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Dr. Elie Borowski, November 12, 1959, for $ 4,750.00

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund