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Object Number: MS401
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Greece
Greek Islands
Maker: Group of the Phineus Cup
Date Made: 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1896


Neck amphora. Foot in profile, a flattened echinus. Sharp ridge at juncture of foot and lower wall. On lower wall a reserved band .045m high in which are painted a row of long rays. On either side, A and B, a reserved panel of .11m broad extending from ridge at base of neck to just below mid-point. Along upper edge of each panel a band of tongue pattern .025m broad. In A, a lion striding to right; between his legs an incised rosette. On B, a doe walking left; an incised rosette between her legs, a second near her shoulder, neck reserved and painted with interlocked lotus buds and flowers. Spreading lip glazed black. Handles attached at shoulder and at upper neck, circular in section, painted black. Interior of neck glazed.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition


[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 32-33; p. 70, fig. 3, 3; pl. 16, 1-4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Smith, H. R. 1932. "The Origin of Chalcidian Ware". University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology. 1: 85-149. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 105View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 128-129View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, no. 63 and pl. XCVIIIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1921. XLVI. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 166, no. 25, pl. 9AView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1915. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 77View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1914. V. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 219 FF. ill. pp. 220, 221View Objects cited in this Publication

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