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Amphora

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Object Number:MS5464
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Greece
Attica
Athens
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Geometric Period
Date Made: 720-700 BC
Early Date: -720
Late Date: -700
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Geometric
Iconography:Funeral
Funerary
Game
Chariot
Dancer
Man
Woman
Height: 63.8 cm
Outside Diameter:30.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. Canessa, 1916

Description

Neck, A: 6 men dancing, with branches, advancing to right. Neck, B: 5 women dancing, with branches, advancing to right. Mid-body: continous zone, warriors (helmets, shields, two spears) advancing to right. Plastic snakes around lip; vertically on outside of handles; and at very top of shoulder.

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Coldstream, John N. 2008. Greek Geometric Pottery: A Survey of Ten Local Styles and Their Chronology.. Bristol University Press, University of Exeter. ed. 2nd. pg. 624 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 57-58, 295, no. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Rombos, T. 1988. The Iconogrphy of Attic Geaometric II pottery.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99, 140, 374, no. 1, table 15, 20, 51View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Ahlberg, G. Prothesis and Ekphora in Greek Gometric Art.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 58dView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Betancourt, Philip P. 1969. "The Age of Homer: An Exhibition of Geometric and Orientalizing Greek Art". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 12. no. 1. pg. 2-14 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 8-9, fig. 26,30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Annual of the British School at Athens (BSA) Vol.: XLII.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 149, 153View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Annual of the British School at Athens (BSA).. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167, 212, fig. 26-30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fittschen, Klaus. 1969. Untersuchungen zum Beginn der Sagendarstellung bei den Griechen.. Berlin. Verlag Bruno Hessling. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 19-20, no. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wegner, M. Musik und Tanz.. Archaeologi Homerica. Vol. band U. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 83, no. 134View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Tolle, R. 1964. Fruhgriechische Reigentanze.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 19-20, no. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "A Group of Greek Vases". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 8. no. no. 1 (March). pg. 15-28 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 15-21, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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