"Pontic" oinochoe

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
about 560 B.C.


Dimensions

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2404

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black-Figure

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Upper register: two sirens flanking lotus-palmette ornament, framed by two swans.
Lower register: procession of women, each holding a twig. Dotted meander between.
Colors: red and white. Intact, but glaze much flaked.

Provenance

By date unknown: Leon Pomerance Collection; gift of Leon Pomerance to MFA, November 13, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Leon Pomerance