Small amphora

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.75

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Chalcidian. Clay deep red with fine lustre. On each side a pair of lions(?), bodies in profile vis-a-vis, heads towards the spectator. Between them a lotus-bud and flower. On the neck a lotus-pattern. Touches of red and white, details incised.

Provenance

First loaned in 1877

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection