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Amphora

Object Number:
MS5464
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Geometric Period
Date Made:
720-700 BC
Early Date:
-720
Late Date:
-700
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Geometric
Iconography:
Funeral
Funerary
Game
Chariot
Dancer
Man
Woman
Description:
Neck, A: 6 men dancing, with branches, advancing to right. Neck, B: 5 women dancing, with branches, advancing to right. Mid-body: continous zone, warriors (helmets, shields, two spears) advancing to right. Plastic snakes around lip; vertically on outside of handles; and at very top of shoulder.
Height:
63.8cm
Outside Diamater:
30.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from E. Canessa

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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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] Rombos, T. 1988. The Iconogrphy of Attic Geaometric II pottery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 99, 140, 374
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[Journal] Ahlberg, G. Prothesis and Ekphora in Greek Gometric Art.
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[Article] Betancourt, Philip P. 1969. "The Age of Homer: An Exhibition of Geometric and Orientalizing Greek Art". Expedition. 12 (1): 2-14. : Page/Fig./Plate: 8, 9
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[Journal] Annual of the British School at Athens (BSA) Vol.: XLII. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 149, p. 153
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[Book] 1934. Annual of the British School at Athens (BSA). xxxv. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167, p. 212
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[Book] Coldstream, John N. 2008. Greek Geometric Pottery: A Survey of Ten Local Styles and Their Chronology. 624. : Page/Fig./Plate: 57-58; 295
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[Book] Fittschen, Klaus. 1969. Untersuchungen zum Beginn der Sagendarstellung bei den Griechen. : Page/Fig./Plate: 19-20
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[Book] Wegner, M. Musik und Tanz. band U. : Page/Fig./Plate: 83
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[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.50
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[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. A Group of Greek Vases. The Museum Journal. VIII ( no. 1 (March)): pp. 15-28. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15ff., ill. p. 16
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[Book] Tolle, R. 1964. Fruhgriechische Reigentanze. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 42, p. 19-20 etc.
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