Two-handled jar (amphora)
about 580 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 1, pl. 01, 1-2.
Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Side A: Heads and necks of two confronting horses wearing halters, with rosette in the center between them.
Side B: Same, but without the rosette.
Rays above foot. Colors: red only. Mended, but with exception of a triangular patch and some filled chips, no restoration or repainting.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 13, 1963
Gift in honor of Edward W. Forbes from his friends