Amphora

Imitation of Italic, Etruscan
Modern


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 551.

Dimensions

40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.396

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay dull red, white slip on edge of lip and on handles. High ovoid body, high slightly spreading foot, spreading neck, thick flat lip.
Between handles, side A: lion attacking stag between sphinxes; side B: two lions attacking a bull between sphinxes. Broken maeander, tongue pattern, and lotus buds above; below, diagonal zigzag, row of fowls, band of opposed leaves, short vertical zigzag band of pomegranates on high stems.

Black figure imitation of Laconian.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren