From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4831
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Attic
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made 550-500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Heracles | Athena | Quadriga | Apollo | Dionysos | Hermes | Achilles | Ajax | Horse | Game

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. Missing: foot; fragments and sections of all other elements, restored in plaster.

Height 38 cm
Outside Diameter 27.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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