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Neck Amphora

Object Number:
L-64-180
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
525-510 BC
Early Date:
-525
Late Date:
-510
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Athena
Quadriga
Musician
Lyre
Apollo?
Phrygian Warrior
Music
Description:
Neck amphora. Nearly complete: some minor restoration. A) Athena, at left, mounting chariot (quadriga) which is proceeding toward right. Behind chariot is a lyre player, presumably Apollo, in profile facing right. In center, behind horses, is an unidentifed female figure facing Apollo. B) Departure of warrior(?). In center is a male figure wearing a Phrygian cap. He evidently is carrying a helmet, a round shield and a spear. Facing him to left and to right are, respectively, a female and an old man.
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
99-203   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Book] 1986. Glencairn Exhibition Catalogue. p. 4.
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