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Object Number:MS403
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Greece
Greek Island
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 510-490 BC
Early Date: -510
Late Date: 510-490 BC
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 29.5 cm
Length: 18.5 cm
Outside Diameter:17 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1896


Handles and part of neck missing, restored in plaster. A. 3 figures. Center: nude, bearded man facing right, holding white discus. Left: nude, bearded man standing, facing right, holding two javelins (?) unpright in left hand. Right: bearde man, fully clothed. holding stick (trainer?), facing left. B. Four figures. Center: two nude bearded men boxing. Left: Bearded man fully clothed, facing right, with stick (trainer?). Right: nude, beardless youth, facing left, holding cloth (?) in right hand. Neck, A & B. Three vertical palmettes, center one down, others upright.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania Museum. Apr 2000. 44 Celebrity Eyes in a Museum Storeroom.. University of Pennsylvania Museum. pg. 1-47 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 28-29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Stolyarik, Yelena, and Romano, Irene B., and Romano, David G., and DeVries, Keith R., and White, Donald J. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters.. New York. Hacker Art Books. ed. reprint. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 482, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1916. "The Origin of the shape of the Nolan amphora". American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 20, no. 4. pg. 440 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 440View Objects related to this
[Book] Luce, Stephen B. 1915. "An Attic black-figured panel Amphora in the University Museum".. Museum Journal. Vol. 6. pg. 169 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 169-172View Objects related to this

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