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Amphora

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Object Number:31-36-11
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Berlin Painter
Date Made: ca. 490 BCE
Early Date: -540
Late Date: -440
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Nike
Thymiaterion
Athlete
Height: 49.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Arthur H. Lea, 1931

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Complementary Curiosities: Three Collectors of Antiquities in 19th Century Philadelphia (12 Apr 2012 - 17 Dec 2012) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Padgett, J. M. 2017. The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.. Princeton. Princeton University Art Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 376, B15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Stolyarik, Yelena, and Romano, Irene B., and Romano, David G., and DeVries, Keith R., and White, Donald J. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Carpenter, Thomas H. 1989. Beazley Addenda. Additional References to ABV, ARV2 & Paralipomena.. Oxford. Oxford University Press. ed. 2nd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 191View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D., and Kurtz, Donna C. 1983. The Berlin Painter.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, note 86View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.. Oxford University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 33-39 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1974. The Berlin Painter.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. ed. revised. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8, no. 15 [listed as 31-16-11]View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 342View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Isler-Kerenyi, Cornelia. 1971. "Ein Spätwerk des Berliner Malers". Antike Kunst. Vol. 14. pg. 25-31 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 8.1-2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 198, no.15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 132, no. 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1932. "Four vases from the Henry C. Lea Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 23. no. 1. pg. 23-44 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 26-31, fig. 5-7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1931. "An Amphora by the Berlin Painter". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 3. no. 2. pg. 53-54 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 53-54; pl. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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