University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS2497
Current Location: Collections storage
Ancient Greek
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: c. 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 9cm
Outside Diameter:20.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number959 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Complete, mended from many pieces. Black figure cup of type A. On center of interior a large reserved circular area c. 0.06 m in diameter. In center of it a wheel run circle in dilute glaze and a central black dot. Other reserved areas: resting surface and edge of foot; a broad handle zone from lip to lower wall and a narrow band beneath it. Purple on molding at top of stem. A&B, in handle zone, a pair of eyes. Between eyes on A, a sphinx looking back and a youth. Between the eyes on B, a man and a youth in conversation, with gestures.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 427View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. & Kurtz, Donna C. 1989. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum. 46. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, a 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48-49, no. 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1948. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15, a 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88, no. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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