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Neck Amphora

Object Number:
30-44-4
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
450-430 BC
Early Date:
-450
Late Date:
-430
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Inscribed
Iconography:
Hector
Woman
Oinochoe
Priam
Warriors
Description:
Neck amphora (with twisted handles). A) Hector leaving home. L. to r., woman, oinochoe in right hand at side, standing, facing right; old man, Priam (name inscribed over his head, see cat.card), standing, facing right, bald, white hair and beard, supporting himself on stick (with top cross-bar), vertical; warrior (helmet, shield, spear), presumably Hector; youth facing left, wearing short cloak and pointed hat, holding two spears vertically in front of him. B) youth leaving home. L to r., woman facing right, holding phiale; youth facing her, wearing short cloak, had behind shoulder, holding spear vertically; old man (bald) facing left, holding stick with top cross-piece. Complete, reconstructed from large pieces.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Georges Nicole

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)
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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] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 1058, 1680; no. 113,
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 700, no. 81
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[Book] Dubois-Maisonneuve, A. 1817. Introduction a l'etude des vases antiques d'argile peints vulgairement appeles Etrusques. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 63
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[Book] Tillyard, Eustace M. 1923. The Hope Vases. A Catalogue and a Discussion of the Hope Collection of Greek Vases. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 87, pl. 9
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1931. An Amphora from the Hope Collection. The University Museum Bulletin. 2 (3): pp. 90-94, pls. 10-11. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 90-94, pls. 10-11
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