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Neck Amphora

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Object Number:MS4840A
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 525-500 BC
Early Date: -526
Late Date: -499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Judgement of Paris
Hera
Athena
Hermes
Aphrodite
Warfare
Height: 29 cm
Outside Diameter:19 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

A, Judgment of Paris. To left, three goddesses, the central one being Athena; next Paris, with pointed cap; and at right, Hermes with long staff. B, Left to right, nude warrior; cloaked figure; warrior; cloaked figure. Underside of foot: Graffito. [For Graffito see Card]. Parts of body, of handles and of the neck are missing and restored in plaster.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 434View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] von Bothmer, Dietrich F. 1981. "Review of A. W. Johnston, Trademarks on Greek Vases". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 85. no. 3. pg. 352-355 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 353View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68, no. 114View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 4. pg. 147-161 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 153View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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