From: Italy | Etruria | Vulci
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Italy | Etruria | Vulci|
|Date Made||480 BCE to 450 BCE|
|Iconography||Death of Aegisthus | Aegisthus | Orestes | Female Figures | Warfare|
decoration in superposed color; Praxias Group; scene of death of Aegisthus? Clytemnestra. A: L. to R.: Male figure facing right, holding a diagonal spear in 1. hand: Orestes, scabbard in 1. hand, sword in right, attacking Aegisthus who is semi-reclining on the floor; behind Aegisthus a female figure raises double axe above head.
B: 4 female figures all facing left, arms raised or outstretched in various ways. Intact. Color in general well preserved though it has disappeared in some places.
|Outside Diameter||29 cm|
|Credit Line||Bequest of Annie May Hegeman, 1948|
|Other Number||L-3-4 - Old Loan Number|
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