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From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2489
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Attic
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made ca. 550 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Athena | Spear | Helmet | Aegis | Shield | Men | Dancers | Tripod

Amphora Type B. Restored from many fragments, some in plaster. Reserved: underside of foot: lower wall: panel A&B; top of lip. Red lines: around outer edge of foot; Bordering reserved area on lower wall; at level of bottom panels; bordering top of panels; around neck above upper handle attachment; at top of inside lip. Ray pattern in reserved area of lower wall. Panel A: Athena with spear and helmet, aegis and shield facing left, tripod on the ground in front of her. At either side a cloaked male figure facing inward. Panel B: Three nude males dancing, the two outer ones facing inward, the central one facing right.

Height 33.5 cm
Outside Diameter 22 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 951 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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