Pelike

Greek
Classical Period
440–430 B.C.
Style resembles The Hasselmann Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 164.

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); diameter: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.100

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Man setting up an ithyphallic herm of Hermes, bearded, long haired with band around hair. In front of the herm, a low altar, and over it suspended, a votive tablet.
Side B: Youth in himation, to left, addressing the god.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Suessula.); gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren