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Object Number: MS5462
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Meleager Painter
Period: Classical Greek Period
Date Made: 400-390 BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -390
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Marriage of Heracles
Athena
Eros
Hebe
Zeus
Hera
Hestia
Box
Chest
Loutrophoros
Hydria
Scepter
Thymiaterion
Height: 8cm
Outside Diameter:21.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. Canessa, 1916

Description

Marriage of Herakles and Hebe. Circular scene on top of lid. Reading from left to right: Herakles leads Hebe by the hand. He carries club in right hand. She wears white dress, embroidered; an Eros adjusts her veil; a large bird on ground. Eros carries torch in front of bridal couple. Girl carrying torch. Athena seated. Hera standing and Zeus seated. Eros and thymiaterion. Rectangular chest on ground. Two girls, one carrying box, the other a loutrophoros-hydria Chest. Intact save for minor fragments restored in plaster. Bronze ring in center of top.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 112-113, fig. 101View Objects cited in this Publication
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Boardman, John. 1989. Athenian Red Figure Vases: the Classical Period: a handbook. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 193; fig. 400View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 35, fig. 14View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Schefold, Karl. Untersuchungen. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 59, no. 579View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1973. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 67, no. 61View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischer Heldensage. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1928. Greek Vases in Poland. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 6, note 2View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bates, William N. 1917. "Archaeological Discussions; Summaries of Original Articles Chiefly in Current Publications". AJA. 21 (4): 449-476. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 455, fig. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1916. A Red-figured Pyxis. The Museum Journal. 7 (4): 269-276. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 269, ill., p. 270, 2View Objects cited in this Publication

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