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Neck Amphora

Object Number:
MS4840
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
525-500 BC
Early Date:
-526
Late Date:
-499
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Judgement of Paris
Hera
Athena
Hermes
Aphrodite
Warfare
Description:
A, Judgment of Paris. To left, three goddesses, the central one being Athena; next Paris, with pointed cap; and at right, Hermes with long staff. B, Left to right, nude warrior; cloaked figure; warrior; cloaked figure. Underside of foot: Graffito. [For Graffito see Card]. Parts of body, of handles and of the neck are missing and restored in plaster.
Height:
29cm
Outside Diamater:
19cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 434
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[Article] Bothmer, Dietrich von. 1981. "Review of A. W. Johnston, Trademarks on Greek Vases". AJA. 85 (3): 352-355.
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68, No. 114
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 153
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