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: 34.2 cm
Outside Diameter:19 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:952 - 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.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World.. New York. Routledge. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 955, fig. 52.11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 180-182, no. 176View 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. 426View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1976. Etruscan Vase Painting.. New York. Hacker Art Books. pg. 351 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84, no. 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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