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Neck Amphora

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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: 55 cm
Outside Diameter:27.3 cm
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:

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


[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 1058, 1680, no. 113View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 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. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 2. no. 3. pg. 90-94, ls. 10-11 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 90-94, pl. 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.. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. 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.. Paris. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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