Two-handled jar (amphora) with cover depicting the harnessing of a chariot

Greek
Archaic Period
about 540 B.C.
Exekias


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 1, pl. 29-32.

Dimensions

Height: 52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.); diameter 37.3 cm (14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

89.273

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, black-figure technique

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to have been found at Corneto); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution