Kantharos

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 629.

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8148

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Impasto

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Incised decoration. On both sides a chimaera with goat’s head, and a second goat’s head rising from the hind quarters. Has wings. Traces of red in incisions. Slightly chipped; one handle restored.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome, from the same scavi as [01.8124].); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund