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

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