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Amphora

Object Number:
L-29-47
Current Location:
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Ardea
Date Made:
550-500 BC
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Youth
Horse
Description:
A, Naked youth standing beside (on other side of?) horse, pose of both toward left. Youth places right hand on horse's neck, the other is stretched out behind him, perhaps preparing to mount. B, Two standing, naked youths, both in three quarter view with one foot forward. The one at right looks towards the other, his arms down, about equidistant from his sides. The one at left is advancing toward the other but his head is turned back. His right arm is down, a little distance from his thigh. His left arm is up, supporting a narrow piece of drapery on his upper left arm. Many palmettes below handles, on shoulders, and on both sides of neck. Recomposed from fragments. Museum Bulletin 22, 1958, p. 9, right
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
29-5-56   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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The Classical World: Italy ( Jun 1958 - 1969)
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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. 36, fig. 19-20; pp. 193-194, no. 194
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26, no. 40
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