Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery
From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Greece Gallery - On Display|
|Culture||Greek | Etruscan|
|Provenience||Italy | Etruria | Orvieto|
|Creator||Painter of Berlin 1686|
|Period||Archaic Greek Period|
|Date Made||550-540 BCE|
|Iconography||Birth of Athena | Zeus | Hera | Athena | Poseidon | Amphitrite | Apollo | Eileithyia | Ares | Dog | Dipinto | Siren | Animal | Nike|
|Inscription Language||Greek Language|
Amphora, Type A. A. Birth of Athena L. to r., male figure, Apollo (with kithara), Zeus with Athena standing on his thigh, female figure (perhaps Eileithyia, goddess of childbirth), Ares with dog. Nike stands beneath Zeus's thron. Bird with female head above (Siren). B: Zeus and Hera, both seated; with Poseidon, Amphitrite, Ares and others" L. to r., female figure (Amphitrite?), Poseidon, Zeus and Hera, Ares, a female figure; overlapping male and female figures. Seated sphinx beneath Zeus and Hera's throne. Nonsense inscriptions in field.
|Outside Diameter||38 cm|
|Credit Line||Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898|
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