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Hydria

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Object Number:
MS4831
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
550-500 BC
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Heracles
Athena
Quadriga
Apollo
Dionysos
Hermes
Achilles
Ajax
Horse
Game
Description:
Main panel: Introduction of Herakles to Olympus. Quadriga facing right, Athena and Herakles ascending at left. Behind horses, left to right, Apollo, Dionysos, Hermes. Shoulder Panel: Achilles and Ajax playing board game in presence of Athena, armor to right and left. See Beazley Dev. pp. 65-66. Missing: foot; fragments and sections of all other elements, restored in plaster.
Height:
38cm
Outside Diamater:
27.8cm

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 434
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[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage. : Page/Fig./Plate: 125 and 253
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 71-2, No. 106
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 147-161
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