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Object Number: 48-30-1
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: c. 550 BC
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Poseidon
Nisyros
Polybotes
Warriors?
Giants?
Charioteer
Warfare
Height: 46.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Annie May Hegeman, 1948
Other NumberL-3-1 - Old Museum Number

Description

Amphora Type B (as Richter & Milne, figs. 3-4) Minor pieces missing. A. Center, Poseidon, at left, hurling the island Nisyros on the semi-recumbent giant Polybotes at right. On either side is a fully armed warrior, perhaps giants. B. Frontal quadriga, with charioteer. Lotus and palmette chain above panels, rays above foot.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Pevnick, Seth. 2014. Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 130, fig. 25View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1932. Two vases from the Hegeman collection. The Museum Journal. 23 (1): 64-74.View Objects cited in this Publication

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