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Object Number: MS403
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Greece
Greek Islands
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: 510-490 BC
Early Date: -510
Late Date: -490
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 29.5cm
Length: 18.5cm
Outside Diameter:17cm
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
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania Museum. 2000. 44 Celebrity Eyes in a Museum Storeroom. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 28-29View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 26View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 482, no. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1916. "The Origin of the shape of the Nolan amphora". AJA. vol. 20, no. 4: p. 440. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 440View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Luce, Stephen B. 1915. "An Attic black-figured panel Amphora in the University Museum". vol. 6. p. 169. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 169-172View Objects cited in this Publication

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