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Amphora

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Object Number:
MS2489
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
c. 550 BC
Early Date:
-600
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Athena
Spear
Helmet
Aegis
Shield
Men
Dancers
Tripod
Description:
Amphora Type B. (as Richter and Milne, figs 1-5) Restored from many fragments, some in plaster. Reserved: underside of foot: lower wall: panel A&B; top of lip. Red lines: around outer edge of foot; Bordering reserved area on lower wall; at level of bottom panels; bordering top of panels; around neck anove upper handle attachment; at top of inside lip. Ray pattern in reserved area of lower wall. Panel A: Athena with spear and helmet, aegis and shield facing left, tripod on the ground in front of her. At either side a cloaked male figure facing inward. Panel B: Three nude males dancing, the two outer ones facing inward, the central one facing right.
Height:
33.5cm
Outside Diamater:
22cm
Other Number:
951   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 426
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[Book] 1986. Greece and Rome: The Classic World. #7, p. 7.
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[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 18 pp. 42-43
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68, No. 46
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