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Object Number:MS4861
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 550-525 BCE
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -525
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 24 cm
Outside Diameter:13 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

A, Donkey and 3 satyrs. Donkey to right. One satyr standing at head of donkey; the donkey wears a halter, with reins. Two satyrs on back of donkey, one forward, sitting normally, holding a kylix (or kantharos); the other sitting backward on the rump of the donkey. B, Tall grapevine in center. A satyr at left holds a bunch of grapes and picks a grape from the bunch with his right hand. A. satyr at right eats a grape. Part (tail and part of lower body) of a third satyr at right; he may be defecating. A and B: palmette-lotus festoon above the panels; spiral ornament beneath both handles. Much of the lower body is restored in plaster, as is one handle.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView 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. 435View 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: pp. 63-64, no. 50; p. 67, no. 60View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 4. pg. 147-161 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 160, fig. 138-139View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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