University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4831
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: 550-500 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Heracles
Athena
Quadriga
Apollo
Dionysos
Hermes
Achilles
Ajax
Horse
Game
Height: 38 cm
Outside Diameter:27.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

Description

Main panel: Introduction of Herakles to Olympus. Quadriga facing right, Athena and Herakles ascending at left. Behind horses, left to right, Apollo, Dionysos, Hermes. Shoulder Panel: Achilles and Ajax playing board game in presence of Athena, armor to right and left. See Beazley Dev. pp. 65-66. Missing: foot; fragments and sections of all other elements, restored in plaster.


Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. Attic Vases from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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