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Amphora

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Object Number:
MS4820
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Date Made:
550 BCE to 480 BCE
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-480
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black-Figure
Iconography:
Europa
Bull
Rider
Horse
Fountain
Description:
A. Female (?) figure lying full length along the back of a bull, her left arm hooked around the horn of the bull. Bull races toward right. Scenes of Europa and the Bull (?). B. Naked male rider on horseback advancing toward a fountain. Large lion head spout, water pours into broad, shallow basin. Fountain at right. Tongue pattern on shoulder, and a single palmette on neck, A&B. Intact. Double handles.
Height:
19.5cm
Outside Diamater:
12.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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