Two-handled jar (amphora)

Greek
Archaic Period
about 580 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 01, 1-2.

Dimensions

Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.1611

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 13, 1963

Credit Line

Gift in honor of Edward W. Forbes from his friends