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Object Number:L-64-42
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Apulian
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Apulia
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: 399-300 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Sacrificial Scene
Altar
Spear
Armor
Shield
Oinochoe
Sheep
Woman
Tray
Height: 44.5 cm
Width: 43.6 cm
Other Number:82-125 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

A. Sacrificial scene. Left to right: (1) upright pair of spears, points up, with oval shield leaning against them; (2) bearded man facing right wearing pointed cap and shirt to hips holding out a knife in right hand and holding an oinochoe tilted over a well-head (?) in left; (3) to right of well-head a man wearing a high cap and a hip length shirt, facing left holds a sheep, its head and neck over the well-head; (4) at extreme right a woman facing left, fully dressed, holds out a filled tray. B. Three youths, all standing, each with a vertical stick. The two outer ones face in and the middle one faces left. On neck: large ivy tendrils.


Bibliography:

[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1906. "Greek and Italian Pottery". Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Museum. 4 (16/October): 53-57.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Cambitoglou, Alexander & Trendall, A. D. 1978. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia. 1.View Objects related to this

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