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Amphora

Object Number:
31-36-11
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
Berlin Painter
Date Made:
c. 490 BC
Early Date:
-540
Late Date:
-440
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Nike
Thymiaterion
Athlete
Description:
Obverse: winged Nike flying toward right, head turned back, holding thymiaterion in right hand, floral spray in left hand. Below, border of maeander & cross. Reverse: youth wearing long cloak proceeding to left, looking back, right hand raised to left shoulder, left hand holding staff. Wears wreath: athlete? Damaged. Amphora of Panathenaic shape. Early work of the Berlin Painter.
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur H. Lea

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)
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Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Complementary Curiosities: Three Collectors of Antiquities in 19th Century Philadelphia (12 Apr 2012 - 17 Dec 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29
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[Book] Kurtz, Donna C. & Beazley, J. D. 1982. The Berlin Painter.
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[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.
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[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition. 21 (4): 33-39.
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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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[Article] Isler-Kerenyi, Cornelia. 1971. Ein Spatwerk des berliner Malers. Antike Kunst. 14: 25-31. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 8.1-2
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: 198.15
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1932. "Four vases from the Henry C. Lea Collection". The Museum Journal. vol. 23 (1): 23-44. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26-31
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[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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