University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3440A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 550 BCE
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -550
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Apollo
Athena
Hermes
Poseidon
Zeus
Ares
Amphitrite
Bird
Warrior
Warfare
Height: 54.2cm
Outside Diameter:37cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

A. Birth of Athena. Left to right, Hermes, female figure, Poseidon, Apollo, Zeus seated facing right, Athena emerging from his head, two female figures, Ares, male figure. B, Center, quadriga, with charioteer, facing right. Grouped around it are six warriors, three other males, and three females.


Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 433View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Balmuth, Miriam. 1963. The Birth of Athena on a Fragment in the Fogg Art Museum. AJA. 67 (1): 69. : Page/Fig./Plate: 69; pl. 15, 2View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 74-75, no. 107View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1912. Two Black-figure Amphorae with Scenes Portraying the Birth of Athena. The Museum Journal. 3 (4): 68-75. : Page/Fig./Plate: figs.36-38View Objects cited in this Publication

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