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Object Number: 30-44-4
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 450-430 BC
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -430
Technique:Red Figure
Height: 55cm
Outside Diameter:27.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Georges Nicole, 1930


Neck amphora (with twisted handles). A) Hector leaving home. L. to r., woman, oinochoe in right hand at side, standing, facing right; old man, Priam (name inscribed over his head, see cat.card), standing, facing right, bald, white hair and beard, supporting himself on stick (with top cross-bar), vertical; warrior (helmet, shield, spear), presumably Hector; youth facing left, wearing short cloak and pointed hat, holding two spears vertically in front of him. B) youth leaving home. L to r., woman facing right, holding phiale; youth facing her, wearing short cloak, had behind shoulder, holding spear vertically; old man (bald) facing left, holding stick with top cross-piece. Complete, reconstructed from large pieces.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition


[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 1058, 1680; no. 113, View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 700, no. 81View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1931. An Amphora from the Hope Collection. The University Museum Bulletin. 2 (3): pp. 90-94, pls. 10-11. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 90-94, pls. 10-11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Tillyard, Eustace M. 1923. The Hope Vases. A Catalogue and a Discussion of the Hope Collection of Greek Vases. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 87, pl. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dubois-Maisonneuve, A. 1817. Introduction a l'etude des vases antiques d'argile peints vulgairement appeles Etrusques. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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