Bowl with spout and three handles
late 5th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Thebes
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 567.
Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); diameter: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Boiotian (Kabirion); The myth of Perseus and Medusa.
Side A: Two Poseidons, Gogons, headless Medusa, Pegasus.
Side B: Two Perseuses, Athena. Athena with spear, crested helmet, and shield. The inscription “ASPIS” (shield), on shield. Modern incisions on heads of Poseidon and Perseus, their baskets, the head of Athena, and her shield. Base missing.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund