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Nolan Amphora

Object Number:
MS5465
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
South Italy
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Classical Greek Period
Date Made:
470-460 BC
Early Date:
-470
Late Date:
-460
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Apollo
Artemis
Altar
Lyre
Oinochoe
Quiver
Warrior
Description:
Nolan amphora. A) Apollo, in frontal pose, facing left, phiale in right hand stretched out over an altar with volutes, lyre on left side, hand behind strings, otherwise unsupported. B) Artemis standing, facing left, fully draped, holding up oinochoe in right hand. Quiver on back, projecting above left shoulder. Intact. In very good condition save that area around Artemis is glazed a different color from the rest: a different solution of glaze?
Height:
34.2cm
Outside Diamater:
19cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Article] Matthews, Kenneth D. 1970. The Imperial Wardrobe of Ancient Rome. Expedition. 12 (3): 2-13. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.6
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[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. A Group of Greek Vases. The Museum Journal. VIII ( no. 1 (March)): pp. 15-28.
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