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Stamnos

Object Number:
MS400
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Faliscan
Caeretan
Provenience:
Greece
Greek Islands
Maker:
Painter of Wurzburg 817
Date Made:
350-250 BC
Early Date:
-350
Late Date:
-250
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Nike
Satyr
Thyrsus
Description:
Etruscan Red-figured Stamnos. A. Nike wearing long, flowing garment advancing toward left, looking back toward right. Wings in white with yellow longitudinal markings.
B. Satyr advancing toward right looking back toward left holding a vertical thyrsus.
Area not occupied by figures is fully occupied by large palmette and foliage arrangements. Key pattern below scene and tongue pattern above; both around full circumference. Egg pattern on lip. Base modern, otherwise intact.
Height:
27cm
Width:
25cm
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 284, no. 320
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