University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4835
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Maker: Group of the Polyphemus Amphora
Date Made: 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 17.5cm
Outside Diameter:12.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


Foot and lower wall restored in plaster as well as minor parts of the other elements of the form. Lower wall and upper wall from below midpoint to base of neck are reserved. Ray pattern in lower reserved zone. In upper reserved zone are, from handle at left to right: a pair of confronted sphinxes, a pair of centaurs running toward right. Between sphinxes and centaurs, above, is a large lotus bud. Below lower attachment of handle is an inverted palmette. Trefoil lip.


[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33; p. 70, fig. 3, 4; pl. 17, 1-4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 163View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 81, no. 40View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1914. Some Greek and Italian Vases in the Museum. The Museum Journal. 5 (4): 218-230. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 229-230; fig. 116View Objects cited in this Publication

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