Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-30-1
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Attic
Provenience Italy
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made ca. 550 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Poseidon | Nisyros | Polybotes | Warriors? | Giants? | Charioteer | Warfare

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.

Height 46.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Annie May Hegeman, 1948
Other Number L-3-1 - Old Loan Number

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