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Amphora

Object Number:
MS5399
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
Psiax
Menon
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
c 525 BC
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Apollo
Artemis
Leto
Horses
Man
Greek Inscription
Dipinto
Graffito
Description:
Amphora, Type A,. A. L. to r., Leto, Apollo, Artemis Apollo facing right, Leto and Artemis facing inward Identifying inscriptions (see card) B. Two horses advancing to right and, at right, a standing male figure in Thracian costume looking back. Names of horses inscribed: (see card). On base, graffito inscription: Menon epoiesen. With Greek dipinto and graffito inscription.
Height:
61.6cm
Outside Diamater:
39cm
Credit Line:
Purchased at Coleman Estate Sale (Davis & Harvey); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
MS2466   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Kurtz, Donna C. & Beazley, J. D. 1982. The Berlin Painter.
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 6-7, no. 3
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8, no. 3
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[Article] Bakalakis, Georgios. 1936. Un torse archaique d'Apollon citharede a Delos. BCH. 60: 59-65. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 63
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[Article] Richter, Gisela M. 1934. "The Menon Painter = Psiax". AJA. 38: 547-554. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 547
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1925. Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 9
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95, 96, no. 120
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[Article] 1920. "Greek Vases". The Museum Journal. 11 (2): 14-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19; pl. at p. 13
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1918. Attic Red-Figured Vases in American Museums. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 6
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[Article] 1914. The Museum Journal. V (1 (March)): pp. 31-36. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31ff, ill. pp. 32, 3, 5, 6
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[Article] Bates, William N. 1905. "A Signed Amphora of Meno". AJA. 9 (2): 170-181.
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[Book] Hoppin. Red Figure Vases II. II. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 203
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[Book] Smith, H. R. Menon Painter.
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[Book] Pfuhl, Ernst. 1923. Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen. : Page/Fig./Plate: fig. 318
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[Book] Daremberg, Charles & Saglio, Edm. 1969. Dictionnaire des antiquités grecques et romaines. : Page/Fig./Plate: s.v. alopekos
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[Book] Des Vergers, Adolphe N. 1864. L'Etrurie et les Etrusques. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 9
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