Column krater (mixing bowl) with Ajax carrying the corpse of Achilles (obverse) and Zeus protecting Athena from Ares (reverse)
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 572.
Height: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.); diameter: 33 cm (13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Side A: Zeus intervening to protect Athena from attack of Ares.
Side B: Ajax carrying off the body of Achilles; led by Thetis.
By 1899: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund