Fragment of a neck amphora

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


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.132 m. x 0.075 m.

Accession Number

1990.304

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black-Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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