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Tyrrhenian Amphora

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Object Number:
MS2522
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Mediterranean Islands
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
Timiades Painter
Date Made:
575-550 BC
Early Date:
-575
Late Date:
-550
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Achilles
Troilos
Polyxena
Fountain
Jar
Horse
Warriors
Dancers
Harpy
Sphinx
Panther
Sheep
Goat
Iliad
Pottery
Warfare
Warrior
Description:
A: Achilles lying in wait for Troilos. Left to right, Achilles behind fountain; Polyxena with jar; Troilos on horseback; two warriors. B, Two dancers between two girl-cocks. Frieze below: harpy: 2 sphinxes: panther: sheep; Bottom frieze; panther;goat; panther; goat. Intact but unglazed surfaces badly eroded.
Height:
39.5cm
Outside Diamater:
22.3cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95, no. 1
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).
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[Book] Beazley. 1970. Addenda. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 9
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[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage.
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[Article] Dunkley, B. 1936. "Greek Fountain-Buildings Before 300 BC". The Annual of the British School at Athens. 36: 1-212.
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[Journal] Annual British School at Athens. Vol.: XXXVI. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 154, 192, & 203
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[Article] Bates, William N. 1908. "Notes on vases in Philadelphia". AJA. 12 (4): 431-437.
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[Journal] Robinson, David M. Notes on Vases in Philadelphia Vol.: 12. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 433-435
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[Article] Bates, William N. 1907. "A Tyrrhenian Amphora in Philadelphia". AJA. 11 (4): 429-440.
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[Journal] Furtwaengler, Adolf v. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 256
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