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Object Number: MS2490A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 6th century BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure Ware
Height: 29cm
Depth: 21cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number953 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Etruscan Black-figure Amphora. A. Nude man carrying shield on left arm running toward right, right arm outstretched toward left. B. Donkey facing right. Neck, A: Octopus; B, parallel vertical chevrons (?) closely spaced. Panel area continued upward on shoulder A and B, bordered by a glazed band with a line of dots above short lines below. Underside of foot reserved. Otherwise amphora is fully glazed. Glaze entirely red. Panels and neck panels covered with yellow-white slip. triple handles. Amphora complete save for small pieces restored in plaster.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 956, fig. 52.12View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 207-209, no. 213View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 426View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 84-85, no. 57View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1914. Some Greek and Italian Vases in the Museum. The Museum Journal. 5 (4): 218-230. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 222-224; figs. 111-112View Objects cited in this Publication

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