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Oinochoe

Greek
Archaic Period
about 520 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Accession Number

RES.41.58a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Considerably repainted. Scene of Amazonomachy with warrior fighting an Amazon over fallen body of another Amazon (?).
Handle ends in thumb rest and upper half of woman whose arms rest on rim of prochoos mouth. Ogee foot. Restored vase and fragments b-m.
N.B. Vase was soaked by Mr. Young and found to be composed of three separate vases. Res. 41.58a. Now restored as to correct shape Cf.(1948) Richter and Milne, Shapes, fig. 127.
Other fragments now numbered Res.41.58 b-m.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes