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Object Number: MS3441
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Painter of Berlin 1686
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 550-540 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -540
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Birth of Athena
Zeus
Hera
Athena
Poseidon
Amphitrite
Apollo
Eileithyia
Ares
Dog
Dipinto
Siren
Animal
Height: 58cm
Outside Diameter:38cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Amphora, Type A. A. Birth of Athena L. to r., female figure, Apollo, Zeus with Athena on thigh, female figure, Ares with dog. Bird with female head above (Siren) Greeted by Eileithuia, goddess of child birth. B: "Zeus and Hera, both seated; with Poseidon, Amphitrite, Ares and others" L. to r., female figure (Amphitrite?), Poseidon, Zeus and Hera, Ares, a female figure; overlapping male and female figures. Nonsense inscriptions in field.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 434View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 296, no. 3View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Clement, Paul A. 1955. "Geryon and Others in Los Angeles". Hesperia. 24 (1): 1-24. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 9-10 & pl. 6View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Beazley, J. D. 1931. "Groups of Mid-Sixth-Century Black Figure". The Annual of the British School at Athens. 32: 1-22.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 75-76, no. 108View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1912. Two Black-figure Amphorae with Scenes Portraying the Birth of Athena. The Museum Journal. 3 (4): 68-75.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).View Objects cited in this Publication

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