Two-handled jar (amphora) depicting a man and a woman sacrificing at an altar

Greek
Classical Period
about 430 B.C.
the Phiale Painter (also known as the Boston Phiale Painter)


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 064.

Dimensions

Height: 33.2 cm (13 1/16 in.); diameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.16

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: A man and woman sacrificing at an altar.
Side B: A woman standing with figure profile to right but looking back over her shoulder.

Provenance

By date unknown: William J. Stillman Collection; purchased from William J. Stillman by Henry P. Kidder; gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder to MFA, January 28, 1901

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder