Black Figure Ware Amphora

Greek, Athenian
Middle Archaic Period
540–520 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 11, 1-2.

Dimensions

42.8 cm (16 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

80.612

Medium or Technique

Pottery; Black Figure Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black Figure Ware shoulder amphora with a flat flaring base, two handles on shoulder, short wide neck, and an everted, angled rim. Broken and repaired.
Side A: Quadriga and two warriors on foot.
Side B: Dionysos flanked by two satyrs.

Provenance

gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder