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Neck Amphora

Amphora

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Object Number:MS4834
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: c. 540-500 BC
Early Date: -520
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Athena
Arms
Girl
Shield
Dionysos
Goat
Warfare
Height: 42.3 cm
Outside Diameter:28.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

A, left to right, Dionysos and goat, both facing right; maenad, facing left. B, Two Amazons. Missing: all of base, a large part of body and minor parts of the neck, one handle and lip. E. Dohan (Museum Journal 4, pp. 147-161) states that this object is from Orvieto.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 192-193, no. 193View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView 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. 76, no. 59View 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
[Book] Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, the British Museum.. Vol. 8. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: B270, 3aView Objects related to this Type Citation

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