University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2491
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made: 399-200BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Goat?
Deer?
Rider
Horse
Height: 34.2cm
Outside Diameter:19cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number952 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Ovoid Neck Amphora. A and B, Naked male rider on horseback racing toward rampant goat (deer?) at left. Below scenes, continuous around body, is a zone of lotus and palmette chain. Ray pattern around lower wall. A and B, in panel on neck, lotus, and palmette chain. Recomposed from fragments in plaster.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 955, fig. 52.11View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 180-182, no. 176View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 426View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1976. Etruscan Vase Painting. 351. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84, no. 44View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1914. V. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 222. ff. ill. p. 225View Objects cited in this Publication

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