Archaic Greek Period
c. 550-540 BC
A, warrior leaving home, with chariot. Chariot heading left. At least two male figures are behind the horses. A woman and a warrior at the horses' heads. Woman puts hand on shoulder of a child. B, Theseus and the Minotaur. Theseus and the Minotaur are centrally placed. 5 onlookers, two to the left and three to the right. Four are male; one, to left of Theseus, is female (Ariadne?). E. Dohan in Museum Journal 4 (4): 147-161, believes this object is really from Orvieto.
Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 176, no. 30
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 138, no. 7
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 74, no, 112
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. Attic Vases from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 149-152, figs. 129a, b
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