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Object Number:MS4835
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Maker: Group of the Polyphemus Amphora
Date Made: 550-500 BCE
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 17.5 cm
Outside Diameter:12.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


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.


[Book] Benson, Jack L., and Schaus, Gerald P. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33, 70, pl. 17, 1-4. fig. 3, 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen.. Berlin. De Gruyter. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 163View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 81, no. 40View Objects related to this
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1914. "Some Greek and Italian Vases in the Museum". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 5. no. 4. pg. 218-230 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 299, fig. 116View Objects related to this

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