Classical Greek Period
Neck amphora (with twisted handles). A) Apollo and Artemis. Artemis at left, Apollo at right, an altar, with volutes, between them; both standing. Artemis, holding bow and arrows in left hand, seems to be pouring from a pitcher onto the altar. Apollo, playing an unsupported lyre with his left hand, pours a libation from a phiale onto the altar. B) Dionysos and a maenad. Maenad at left, Dionysos at right. Maenad wears leopard's skin, holds oinochoe in right hand and a snake in the other. Dionysos faces her, standing, thyrsus in left hand and kantharos in right. Intact, in excellent condition except as noted below.
Purchased from E. Canessa
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition. 21 (4): 33-39.
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition). : Page/Fig./Plate: 394,
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: 593, 1660
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie. 1960. Types of Greek Glaze Failure. Archaeology. 12 (4): 242-250.
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie & Wisely, Harriet. 1958. Fifth Century Intentional Red Glaze. AJA. 62 (2): 165-173.
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: 415, 432
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. A Group of Greek Vases. The Museum Journal. VIII ( no. 1 (March)): pp. 15-28. : Page/Fig./Plate: 20, 24, 25
[Book] III. p. 432 & pl. 63, 1.
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