University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3439A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 15.3cm
Outside Diameter:17cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


Nicosthenic pyxis. Men, youths, and women. Beazley, Paralipomena, p. 108: "The lowermost cut on Hoppin 201, published by him as part of the Florence pyxis, is taken from Milani Mon. scelti pl. 1, 5, and represents a pyxis in Philadelphia, from Orvieto (MJ 174 and 176)." On p. 174, the pyxis MS 3439A appears with the lid MS 4846; on p. 176, the lid MS 4846 appears alone. And it is MJ [Museum Journal] v. 6 (1915).; small parts of all elements restored in plaster. Procession of male and female figures, for the most part draped, converging from two directions on an isolated mude male figure leaping or dancing.


[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 108View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 81-82, nos. 73-76 (no. 74)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1915. Four covered bowls from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 6 (4): 173-178.View Objects cited in this Publication

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