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Loutrophoros

Object Number:
30-4-1
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
Achilles Painter
Sabouroff Painter
Date Made:
c. 440 BC
Early Date:
-490
Late Date:
-390
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Warrior
Funeral
Scepter
Description:
On upper body: battle scene, "a fight between foot soldiers and cavalry. Below this is a funeral scene: a long procession of men and youths with their right arms extended in a gesture of farewell to the dead. On the neck of the vase there are two figures, one on each side: a young warrior, and a man holding a sceptre. The mouth and the lip of the vase are each decorated with a white wavy line, an ornament traditional on loutrophoroi and derived from the serpent of geometric times." (Beazley)
Credit Line:
Purchased from Charles Seltman

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] Boardman, John. 1989. Athenian Red Figure Vases: the Classical Period: a handbook. 252.
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[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).
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[Book] Felten, Florens. 1971. Thanatos und Kleophon. 116.
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.
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[Article] Beazley, J. D. 1933. "Battle-Loutrophoros". The Museum Journal. 23 (1): 5-22.
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[Book] 1927. Catalogue Sotheby's.
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[Article] Beazley, J. D. "Battle-Loutrophoros". The Museum Journal. 23 (1): 5-21.
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