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Object Number: MS2497
Current Location: Magic in the Ancient World
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Ancient Greek
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: c. 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Eye
Sphinx
Man
Youth
Oedipus
Height: 9cm
Outside Diameter:20.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number959 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

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 moulding 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

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 427View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. & Kurtz, Donna C. 1989. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum. 46. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, a 32View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48-49, no.21View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1948. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 15, a 32View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88, no. 66View Objects cited in this Publication

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