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Amphora

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Object Number:
48-30-1
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
c. 550 BC
Early Date:
-600
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Poseidon
Nisyros
Polybotes
Warriors?
Giants?
Charioteer
Warfare
Description:
Amphora Type B (as Richter & Milne, figs. 3-4) Minor pieces missing. A. Center, Poseidon, at left, hurling the island Nisyros on the semi-recumbent giant Polybotes at right. On either side is a fully armed warrior, perhaps giants. B. Frontal quadriga, with charioteer. Lotus and palmette chain above panels, rays above foot.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Annie May Hegeman
Other Number:
L-3-1   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1932. "Two vases from the Hegeman collection". The Museum Journal. 23 (1): 64-74.
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