Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Vulci

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 31-36-11
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Vulci
Manufacture Location Attica
Creator Berlin Painter
Date Made ca. 490 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Nike | Thymiaterion | Athlete

Obverse: winged Nike flying toward right, head turned back, holding thymiaterion in left hand, floral spray in right hand. Below, border of maeander & cross. Reverse: youth wearing long cloak proceeding to left, looking back, right hand raised to left shoulder, left hand holding staff. Wears wreath: athlete? Damaged. Amphora of Panathenaic shape. Early work of the Berlin Painter.

Height 49.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of Arthur H. Lea, 1931

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