Vase in the form of a pomegranate

Greek
Late Geometric II Period
735–700 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 280.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); diameter: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.772

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Main zone: file of water-fowl to right.
Pomegranate-shaped with small stem perforated for suspension. No opening into vase.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren ([one of a group of eleven Dipylon vases 03.772-03.782] according to Warren's records: Bt. in Paris. All the Dipylon vases were said to have been found together, and were certainly found in Athens. [Also in Warren's records is the following note]: "I had seen them in a garden in Athens." J.M. [John Marshall]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900