Decorated Amphora With Lions and Swans

Greek
Early Archaic Period
about 600–575 B.C.
Manner of The Ampersand Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 474.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.155 H. 0.092 D.

Accession Number

76.32

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated polychrome amphora; shoulder vessel with a flat, flaring base, long thin neck with 2 handles, and a plain rim. Entire vessel decorated with plant and animal motifs divided by linear registers. Central register adorned with lions and swans.

Provenance

By 1876: Thomas G. Appleton Collection (said to be from Capua and purchased from Alessandro Castellani); gift of Thomas G. Appleton to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton