Pithos

Greek
Archaic Period
about 7th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 529.

Dimensions

107.5 cm (42 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.506

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Relief decoration on shoulder: five mounted warriors to right. Considerably restored. Neck: women and boxers (??).

Provenance

By 1898: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from Boeotia.); see also de Ridder, BCH 1898, pp. 439 ff. (esp. 458 ff.) and 497ff. with the provenance of Thebes; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund