Two-handled jar (amphora)
Attributed to the Antimenes Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 1, pl. 43.
Height 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Later black figure style. (A) Departure of a warrior. A quadriga en face. In the chariot a warrior holding two spears, and his charioteer holding a whip. At the right a bearded Scythian archer. (B) Return of the warrior. At the left an old man, holding a staff, receives the warrior who is followed by a woman and a Schythian. Repired and somewhat restored.
By 1899: on loan to MFA by J. W. Paige, May 9, 1899; gift of Estate of James W. Paige to MFA, May 4, 1922
Gift of the Estate of James W. Paige