Mold for bowl with the death of Phaethon
Early Imperial Period
about 20 B.C.–A.D. 10
Signed by M. Perennius Bargathes
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Arretium (Arezzo)
Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 066.
Height x diameter: 8 x 19 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Arretine ware
Not On View
Decorated with representation of the death of Phaethon; he appears trying to hold his six horses; and again, falling into the Eridanos. Zeus, Isis (?), and the Heliades also included in the composition. Put together from pieces; two triangular pieces missing.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1898, for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund