Neck Amphora


From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2491
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Date Made 399-200BC
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Goat? | Deer? | Rider | Horse

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.

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

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