Two-handled jar (amphora)

Greek
Archaic Period
about 560 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 01, 3-4.

Dimensions

Height: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2401

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A and B: Head and neck of a horse wearing a halter and facing right. The manes are divided into twelve locks. Accessory color: red. Some restoration and repainting.

Provenance

By 1960: with Dr. Herbert Cahn, Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; gift of Dr. Herbert Cahn to MFA, November 13, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Herbert Cahn