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Object Number: L-64-19
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Gnathian
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Apulia
Manufacture Location: Apulia
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 340-330 BC
Early Date: -340
Late Date: -330
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Youth
Eros
Axe
Bird
Trap
Height: 19.9cm
Outside Diameter:7cm
Credit Line:Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number82-24 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Decoration in white, yellow and incision.
On front: naked, male, youthful, winged figure facing left, right leg forward, kneeling on left knee. Right hand is just above right knee holding a small axe. Left hand is raised to level of chest holding an object interpreted as a trap for small animals (see below).
below the scene: egg pattern border. On neck: tongue(?) pattern. On shoulder: two zones of decoration: egg pattern above, pendants below. To right and left of the winged figure: tall spiral foliage.

Intact. Lower wall reserved and reddened.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Green, J. R. 1986. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: University Museum. University Museum 1; USA 22. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 31-32; p. 58, fig. 5, 5; pl. 36, 1-3View Objects cited in this Publication

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