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Object Number:MS2497
Current Location: Collections Storage
Ancient Greek
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: ca. 550-500 BCE
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 9 cm
Outside Diameter:20.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:959 - 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


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Freeman, Michael, and Frame, Grant, and Ousterhout, Robert G. 2016. Magic in the Ancient World.. Philadelphia. pg. 32 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 427View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Kurtz, Donna C., and Beazley, John D. 1989. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum.. Oxford. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology. ed. Revised. pg. 46 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, a 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Pinney, Gloria F., and Ridgway, Brunilde S. 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.. Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. pg. 1-295 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48-49, no. 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1948. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum.. London. 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.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88, no. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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