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Neck Amphora

Object Number:
MS403
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Greek Islands
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
510-490 BC
Early Date:
-510
Late Date:
-490
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Athletes
Boxer
Discus
Javelin
Description:
Handles and part of neck missing, restored in plaster. A. 3 figures. Center: nude, bearded man facing right, holding white discus. Left: nude, bearded man standing, facing right, holding two javelins (?) unpright in left hand. Right: bearde man, fully clothed. holding stick (trainer?), facing left. B. Four figures. Center: two nude bearded men boxing. Left: Bearded man fully clothed, facing right, with stick (trainer?). Right: nude, beardless youth, facing left, holding cloth (?) in right hand. Neck, A & B. Three vertical palmettes, center one down, others upright.
Height:
29.5cm
Length:
18.5cm
Outside Diamater:
17cm
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 482, no. 1
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[Book] Luce, Stephen B. 1916. "The Origin of the shape of the Nolan amphora". vol. 20, no. 4. p. 440. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 440
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[Book] Luce, Stephen B. 1915. "An Attic black-figured panel Amphora in the University Museum". vol. 6. p. 169. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 169-172
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