Amphora

Greek
Classical Period
about 400 B.C.
The Suessula Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 173.

Dimensions

Height: 35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

03.833

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Twisted handles, greenish black glaze, careless drawing.
Side A: Combat. Three men and a female archer.
Side B: Maenad with basket of fruit and satyr, dancing.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.): from the Spinelli collection; from Suessula, South Italy; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900