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Oinochoe

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Object Number:
MS4857
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Maker:
BMN Painter
Date Made:
575-500 BC
Early Date:
-575
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Achilles
Troilus
Polyxena
Bird
Hydria
Horse
Greek Inscription
Description:
Oinochoe shape I; the foot is of a special type. A reserved panel on front with, above, a band of alternate black and purple tongues. The scene in the panel is Troilos & Polyxena at the fountain. Fountain not shown but at extreme left above is a large bird looking inward. Achilles (legs & helmeted head preserved) pursuing at left. Troilos on horseback fleeing to right in center; a broken hydria beneath horse's belly. Polyxena at right fleeing to right. (Primary vessel plus 3 fragments). ( Notes on card) Trefoil oinochoe, Broken and mended. Plaster fill at handle, large parts of body. Wide panel at front. Top of panel: red and black tongue pattern. Scene: Left to right: Achilles grabbing mounted Troilos. Red: helmet and greaves. Troilos mounted on one horse, a second one alongside legs. A broken hydria under the horses. Red: filletl bridle, chest band, and markings on horse's flank. Polyxena fleeing to right. Red panel on chiton with incised pattern on black panels of chiton. Below panel scene 2 red bands .001 each around the entire vase.
Height:
22cm
Outside Diamater:
16.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009)
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Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 435
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[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.
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[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 38-39
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters.
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[Book] Beazley. 1970. Addenda. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27
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[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage.
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[Journal] Beazley. ltr.
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 80, No. 72
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