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Object Number:29-71-183.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Archaic Greek
Attic
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Sabbakh
Date Made: 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Wedding?
Man
Woman
Quadriga
Horses
Apollo?
Lyre
Hermes?
Warrior
Spear
Woman
Horse
Contest
Music
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M6595 - Field No SF

Description

Sherd from amphora.A: Wedding procession (?) To left, man and woman in quadriga proceeding to right. Next, l. to r., a young man (Apollo?) playing the lyre. Then, girl facing left. At head of horses at right is a male figure (Hermes?) wearing high boots and a pointed cap (pileus). B: A warrior hurling a spear at a fallen opponent; at each side a woman stands watching the contest.


Bibliography:

[Book] Clairmont. 1954. Berytus.. Vol. XI. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 110View Objects related to this reference

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