From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Faliscan | Etruscan
|Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
|Group of the Polyphemus Amphora
|Centaur | Sphinx
Foot and lower wall restored in plaster as well as minor parts of the other elements of the form. Lower wall and upper wall from below midpoint to base of neck are reserved. Ray pattern in lower reserved zone. In upper reserved zone are, from handle at left to right: a pair of confronted sphinxes, a pair of centaurs running toward right. Between sphinxes and centaurs, a large hanging lotus bud. Below lower attachment of handle is an inverted palmette. Trefoil lip.
|Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898
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