Olpe

Greek
Archaic Period
about 580–570 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.9

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two heraldic panthers (in profile, but faces forward) on either side of a Corinthian helmet in profile. Scattered around are rosettes.

Provenance

By 1972, Mohammad Yeganeh (dealer; b. 1929 - d. 2012), Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Frankfurt; 1973, sold by Mohammed Yeganeh to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1973)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund