University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS2489
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: c. 550 BC
Early Date: -600
Late Date: c. 550 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Athena
Spear
Helmet
Aegis
Shield
Men
Dancers
Tripod
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

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York... Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 426View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1986. Greece and Rome: The Classic World. Glencairn Museum. pg. 7 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, no. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Pinney, Gloria F., and Ridgway, Brunilde S.. 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.. Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. pg. 1-295 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 42-43, no. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B.. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68, no. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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