University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4868A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 540-500 BC
Early Date: -540
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Deities
Warrior
Inscription
Winged Man
Height: 15cm
Outside Diameter:18.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Nicosthenic pyxis. Chalice; Foot and a large part of wall and rim restored in plaster. On wall a conclave of deities, male and female, ca. 13 preserved. Notable are a double winged female at left; a standing figure facing left with round shield and helmet; at extreme right a nude male winged figure flying off toward right. Below picture and two zones: ivy and below it rays.


Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 436View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. Attic Vases from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161.View Objects cited in this Publication

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