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Object Number: MS3442
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Athens
Attica
Maker: Exekias
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 540-530 BC
Early Date: -540
Late Date: -530
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Death of Achilles
Death of Antilochos
Menelaos
Amasos
Dipinto
Ajax
Game
Iliad
Memnon
Inscription
Warrior
Warfare
Height: 58.3cm
Outside Diameter:37.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Amphora, type A. Scenes from the Aethiopis, a largely lost 7th Century epic poem. A: Death of Achilles. To left, Menelaos advances with spear against a man with African features (Amasos, Memnon's attendant) with club (inscriptions above each). To right, Ajax drops spear and bends to lift dead body of Achilles. B: Death of Antilochos. Antilochos lies slain in center. Three Greeks (two warriors and one archer) chase two naked men away from body. With Greek dipinto inscription.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 20View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 434View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1986. The Development of Attic Black-Figure. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68-69; pl. 30View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34, fig. 12View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1985. The Amasis Painter and his World: Vase-Painting in 6th century BC Athens.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Mackay, E. A. 1983. "A New Exekias Fragment" in Greek Vases in The J. Paul Getty Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 39, note 6, and pg. 40View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Moon, Warren. 1983. Ancient Greek art and Iconography. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, 131-133, 136; fig. 6.4a-b; fig. 9.6a-bView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Pinney, Gloria F. 1983. "Achilles Lord of Scythia".View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Shapiro, H. A. 1983. "Painting, Politics and Genealogy: Peisistratos and the Neleids." In Ancient Greek Art and Iconography, ed. Warren G. Moon. pp. 87-96.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Moore, Mary B. 1980. "Exekias and Telamonian Ajax". AJA. 84 : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 53View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 145, no. 14View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bugner, Ladislas. 1976. The image of the black in Western Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 144, fig 155 (A)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 60View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.52View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 204, no. 108View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 277, 285View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Technau, Werner. 1936. Exekias: mit 31 tafeln. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 21, no. 5 & pl. 23View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Fraser, A. D. 1935. "The Panoply of the Ethiopian Warrior". AJA. 39 (1): 35-45. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 8View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 257-258, no. 20View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Beazley, J. D. 1931. "Groups of Mid-Sixth-Century Black Figure". The Annual of the British School at Athens. 32: 1-22.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1928. Attic Black-Figure: a sketch; Annual lecture on aspects of art, Henriette Hertz Trust of the British Academy. 50. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30 & 31View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 135View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 96-98, no. 111View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1915. Two Black-figure Amphorae from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 6. (2 [June]): p. 85-92.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Lung, Gustav E. 1912. Memnon: Archaeologische Studien zur Aithiopis.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Munchener. 1905. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 257View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1904. 19. p. 225. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 225View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1904. 19. p. 225. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 225View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bates, William N. 1904. "Scenes from the Aethiopis on a black-figured amphora". Transactions of the University of Pennsylvania. 1 (1): 45-50.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book Series] Transactions of the Department of Archaeology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 45-50, no. 1, Pl. 1 &2View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Vol.: XXXII. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 1 fView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ackermann, Hans C. (redaction). Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 321 & 666View Objects cited in this Publication

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