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Object Number:MS3499
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Nikosthenes Painter
Date Made: c. 550 BC
Early Date: -575
Late Date: -525
Technique:Red Figure
Height: 9.5 cm
Outside Diameter:26 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


Restored from any fragments. One handle, part of other, some of central area and minor sections restored in plaster. Interior, in tondo, a warrior with helmet, shield and pendent drapery runs to left, looking back. Exterior, battle scenes on both sides. A, left to right, large male, semi-recumbent, attacked from right by nude soldier; 2nd nude soldier attacks a falling warrior at right. B, left to right, a warrior with shield w. boar foreparts pursues a 2nd at left; a right a figure wearing a leopard skin and a pointed cap with lappets attacks a semi-recumbent male at right. Beazley calls it "Wider Circle of the Nikosthenes Painter." In Beazley Addenda 2, p. 177, no. 19, it says this cup is "from Cerveteri not Vulci" but that information actually belongs to the next entry on p. 177, a cup in Boston (08.30a).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 434View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.. Oxford University Press. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Pinney, Gloria F., and Ridgway, Brunilde S. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979.. Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. pg. 1-295 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 70-71View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 33-39 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual CitationView 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: p. 93, no. 99View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bates, William N. 1907. "Five Red-figured Cylices".. Vol. 2. no. 2. pg. 133-154 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 133-139, pl. 33-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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