Miniature Panathenaic amphora

Greek
Classical Period
about 400–375 B.C.
the Bulas Group


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 57, 1-2.

Dimensions

8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.521

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Athena brandishing spear to left.
Side B: Beardless athlete, to left, holding long palm with white leaves.

Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Forman sale 1899 no. 315.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542).

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund