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Askos

Object Number:
L-64-191
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
450-400 BC
Early Date:
-450
Late Date:
-400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Theseus?
Boar
Description:
On one side of the handle is a naked male figure running toward left. He wears a hat with a hemispherical crown and a short brim, carries a garment over his left arm, and a club(?) or sling(?) in his right hand. Identity: Theseus has been suggested. On the other side is a boar running toward left. Intact save for one chip under boar and small chips on handle and lip.
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
99-162   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11
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