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Amphora

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Object Number:
MS3440
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
550 BCE
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-550
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Apollo
Athena
Hermes
Poseidon
Zeus
Ares
Amphitrite
Bird
Warrior
Warfare
Description:
A. Birth of Athena. Left to right, Hermes, female figure, Poseidon, Apollo, Zeus seated facing right, Athena emerging from his head, two female figures, Ares, male figure. B, Center, quadriga, with charioteer, facing right. Grouped around it are six warriors, three other males, and three females.
Height:
54.2cm
Outside Diamater:
37cm

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 433
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[Article] Balmuth, Miriam. 1963. "The Birth of Athena on a Fragment in the Fogg Art Museum". AJA. 67 (1): 69. : Page/Fig./Plate: 69; pl. 15, 2
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 74-5, No. 107
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[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1912. "Two Black-figure Amphorae with Scenes Portraying the Birth of Athena". The Museum Journal. 3 (4): 68-75. : Page/Fig./Plate: figs.36-38
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