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Amphora

Object Number:
30-33-133
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
Villa Giulia School
Period:
Late Geometric IIB
Date Made:
720-700 BC
Early Date:
-720
Late Date:
-700
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Geometric
Iconography:
Funeral
Funerary
Game
Chariot
Warriors
Spears
Shields
Helmets
Sword?
Snakes
Deer
Chariots
Charioteers
Description:
Neck, A&B, a panel of 3 warriors (helmet, shield, 2 spears, and sword(?)) advancing to right on one side to left on the other. Handle sone: deer advancing to left on both sides. Continuous zone around mid-body: 4 chariots advancing to right with charioteers & warriors for each. Zone of maeander just below lip, another between handle zone and body zone. Plastic snakes around lip; vertically on outside of handle; and between handle zone and base of neck. Buff clay, glaze shading from black to brown.
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase, subscription of William Hinckle Smith

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14
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