Dinos

Greek, East Greek
Orientalizing Period
590–570 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24.5 x 40.5cm (9 5/8 x 15 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1971.205

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shoulder: spotted deer in profile amid thick variety of filling ornament. Interrupted by handle zones (handles missing) bordered by crosshatched vertical strips. Lotus pattern in lower register bordered by key pattern at top. Guilloche on rim. Large sections restored in plaster.
Apparently found with 1971.206 acting as a lid for a cremation burial.

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1971

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund