Two-handled jar (amphora)

Greek
Archaic Period
530–520 B.C.
Attributed to the Antimenes Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 43.

Dimensions

Height 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.404

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of James W. Paige