Krater fragments

Greek
Classical Period
about 480–450 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

12 x 19 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1990.351a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim, neck and shoulder fragments of a column krater are incised with dedicaory inscription to Hera. The fragments join and are decorated with a band of black tongues and a degenerate ivy-vine consisting of horizontal line framed by two rows of dots. a) Add Greek
b) Add Greek (Thyes…dedicated [it] to Hera)

Provenance

By 1990: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Elizabeth and Robert Hecht to MFA, June 27, 1990

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth and Robert E. Hecht, Jr.