Fragment of a neck amphora

Late Corinthian Period
about 560–550 B.C.
Probably by the Tydeus Painter

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth


Legacy dimension: 0.132 m. x 0.075 m.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black-Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



Ceramic. Buff clay; buff slip; black, red and white paint. Lefthand portion of the figure frieze of an amphora. From left, an eagle flies over haunch of horse on which youth sits, reins in one hand, spear in other; legs of man, legs and forepart of horse missing. In front of horse, right arm and haunch of walking youth. Upper frame of red and black tongues. Part of inscription preserved.


1990, gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule, III and Robert E. Hecht to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 23, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift of Hyman Berlin and Morris Margolis