Two-handled jar (amphora) depicting Athena and Apollo
Early Classical Period
about 450 B.C.
the Nausicaa Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Height: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.); diameter: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure technique
Not On View
Panathenaic; Side A: Athena and a lyre (Apollo) player. On top step of platform on which the musician stands is inscribed (add Greek)
Side B: Hermes and Poseidon, vis-á-vis.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Perhaps found at Nola.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896
Catharine Page Perkins Fund