University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4854A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made: 4th century BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Centaur
Maenad
Furniture
Stool
Music
Tympanum
Height: 3.7cm
Outside Diameter:2.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

A. Centaur and naked women, with seated satyrs. Left to right: seated satyr with tympanum (?); naked woman dancing (?), garment over right forearm and behind her; centaur facing left, with branch; seated satyr on 3 legged stool facing left. B. Satyrs and maenads (very fragmentary). Foot, neck and rim restored in plaster. 19 fragments; large portions of wall missing, restored in plaster. Each "handle" is an intertwined snake. In EVP, Beazley calls MS4854 "close to the Painter of the Bonn Faliscan."


Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 435View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1920. Attic Vases from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 11 (1): 56-67. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66-7View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 100 and 299View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.101, no.143View Objects cited in this Publication

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