Late 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



Fragments of large vase. Contest of Marsyas and Apollo.
a) at 1., standing woman; at r., satyr seated l, with flutes.
b) Athena standing with staff or spear in l. hand
c) Artemis wearing quiver, seated l., torch in l. hand; at l. woman with bird; at r., chest or box.
Three fragments joining, two attached.
d) at l., part of arm of Marsyas; at r., skirt of female figure (?)
e) chest and upper arm of Marsyas.
f) lower parts of seated Marsyas and bit of meander.
Three fragments of large vase
g) torso of Hermes wearing chlamis
h) upper part of woman wearing sakkos and himation; second head at r.
i) Apollo with cithara and Eros with pitcher.


1928, gift of Edward Perry Warren (b. 1860 - d. 1928) to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1928)

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Gift of Edward Perry Warren