Neck Amphora


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4840A
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek | Attic
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made 525-500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Judgement of Paris | Hera | Athena | Hermes | Aphrodite | Warfare

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.

Height 29 cm
Outside Diameter 19 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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