Mixing bowl (krater) with lid

Greek
Late Geometric II Period
735–700 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 265.

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.); diameter: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.781a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Krater with lid. Top of lid in shape of skyphos. Decoration purely linear: zigzags, checkerboard, diamonds; metope-like panels between reflex handles. Lower part of body has lines and two larger two bands. High fenestrated foot.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren ([one of a group of eleven Dipylon vases 03.772-03.782] according to Warren's records: Bt. in Paris. All the Dipylon vases were said to have been found together, and were certainly found in Athens. [Also in Warren's records is the following note]: "I had seen them in a garden in Athens." J.M. [John Marshall]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900