University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS2523
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean Islands
Manufacture Location: Corinth
Maker: Braunschweig Painter
Period: Corinthian Transitional Period
Early Corinthian
Date Made: 620-590 BC
Early Date: -620
Late Date: -590
Height: 31 cm
Length: 0 cm
Outside Diameter:18 cm


Olpe. Handle and much of upper neck and lip missing and restored in plaster. Buff painted black. Reserved: underside of foot except for 2 concentric bands and a line in glaze; zone around lower wall; two broad zones around mid- and upper wall. Ray pattern in lower zone. In middle zone confronted sphinxes with a goose between. Behind right hand sphinx is, left to right, a panther, a goose, a bull, a lion. In upper zone, left to right from handle is a feline, a boar, a lion, and a goose. In field in both zones both dotted and incised rosettes.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Benson, Jack L., and Schaus, Gerald P. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Vol. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 62-63; pl. 40, 1-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Amyx, Darrell A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period.. Berkeley. University of California Press. Vol. 1-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 146View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54-55, no. 25View Objects related to this

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