Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 31-36-17
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Apulian | South Italian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Apulia
Creator Tarporley Painter
Period Classical Greek Period
Date Made 450-400 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Woman | Hydria | Athlete | Youth | Stick

Amphora of Panathenaic shape. A. Woman, at left, with hydria; naked youth, at right, with sash. Athletic victor receiving prize (?). B. Woman is fully draped, holds out hydria with both hands toward youth. Youth holds out sash toward woman with right hand. His left arm is akimbo holding up a long piece of drapery which covers left arm entirely and falls down to level of ankle. B. Two youths facing one another. Youth at left is in frontal pose facing right, draped except for right shoulder, right chest and right arm. Youth at right is fully draped except for right shoulder and arm. He seems to be balancing a stick on the back of his outstretched right hand. Maeander and cross below scenes, tongue pattern above; laurel on neck. #8 in roll

Height 29 cm
Outside Diameter 16.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Arthur H. Lea, 1931

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