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Askos

Object Number:L-64-190
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Nola
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 450-400 BCE
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Lion
Leopard
Height: 9.6 cm
Width: 10.8 cm
Outside Diameter:10 cm
Other Number:99-154 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

On one side of handle is a lion, heading toward right. On the other side is a leopard or cheetah also advancing toward right. A reserved band around edge of shoulder. Intact. A vertical hole from center of top to center of bottom.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Ashmead, Ann W. 1978. "Greek Cats: Exotic pets kept by rich youths in fifth century B.C. Athens, as portrayed on Greek vases". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 20. no. 3. pg. 38-47 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 44-45, fig.19-20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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