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Neck Amphora

Object Number:
MS1752
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Tarquinia
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
L 6TH C BC
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Amazon
Horse
Heracles
Animal
Description:
A, Herakles, at the left, with sword, in combat with two Amazons, one erect the other falling. B, Two Amazons, each on horseback, each accompanied by a dog, ride to right. Complete.
Height:
40.3cm
Outside Diamater:
26.5cm
Other Number:
911   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] Uhlenbrock, Jaimee P. 1986. "Herakles: Passage of the hero through 1000 years of classical art.".
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[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage.
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[Book] Bothmer, Dietrich von. 1957. Amazons in Greek Art. 252. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 49, no.110 & p. 101, no. 122
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[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "The Exploits of Herakles on Greek Vases in the University Museum". The Museum Journal. 8 (2): 145-155.
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