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Amphora

Object Number:
MS4834
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
c. 540-500 BC
Early Date:
-520
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Athena
Arms
Girl
Shield
Dionysos
Goat
Warfare
Description:
A, left to right, Dionysos and goat, both facing right; maenad, facing left. B, Two Amazons. Missing: all of base, a large part of body and minor parts of the neck, one handle and lip. E. Dohan (Museum Journal 4, pp. 147-161) states that this object is from Orvieto.
Height:
42.3cm
Outside Diamater:
28.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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: pp. 192-193, no. 193
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[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 76, No. 59
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 147-161
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[Book] Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, the British Museum. Vol. 8. : Page/Fig./Plate: B270, 3a
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