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Amphora

Object Number:MS4841
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Near Exekias: the Group of the Naples Psykter-Amphora
Date Made: ca. 550-525 BCE
Early Date: -530
Late Date: -525
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Musician
Kithara
Height: 30 cm
Outside Diameter:20.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

A, in center, citharode facing right; on either side, a seated listener. B, citharode alone. Palmette lotus festoon above side A panel; hanging lotus with dots in the interstices above side B. Missing: all of base and both handles; sections and fragments of wall, restored in plaster. Near Exekias: the Group of the Naples Psykter-Amphora

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009) View Objects in Exhibition
And So the Story Goes… Innovations in Storytelling (25 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters.. New York. Hacker Art Books. ed. reprint. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 148, no.2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Beazley, John D. 1931. "Groups of Mid-Sixth-Century Black Figure". The Annual of the British School at Athens. Vol. 32. pg. 1-22 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 2, no. 1View 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: pp. 68-69, no. 109View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, 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: pp. 151-152View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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