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.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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)
Gift of Hyman Berlin and Morris Margolis