University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS398
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Greece
Greek Island
Maker: Group of the Amphora in Leipzig
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 29 cm
Outside Diameter:19 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1896


Part of neck restored in plaster. On lower body rays above a fillet once painted purple between body and foot. Neck and handles covered with plain black glaze. A): Body, two lions bringing down a doe; in the field incised blob rosettes. On the shoulder, a swan between grazing rams. B): Body: two seated sphinxes facing each other across a large lotus-palmette cross. On the shoulder, an owl between two grazing goats. Surface somewhat worn; traces of added red and white paint.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition


[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Benson, Jack L., and Schaus, Gerald P. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Vol. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31-32, 70, fig. 3, 2, pl. 14, 1-4, 15, 1-6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Smith, H. R. 1932. "The Origin of Chalcidian Ware". University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology. Berkeley. University of California Press. Vol. 1. pg. 85-149 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 105View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen.. Berlin. De Gruyter. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, 83, no. 36, pl. LXXView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1921. Ath. Mitt.. Vol. XLVI. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 185View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwaengler, Adolf. 1905. "Akad. d. Wiss. phil-hist". Sitzungsberichte, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Munich. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Kl. 1905, p. 256, Kl. Schr. II, p. 497View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Rambo, Eleanor F. 1920. "Stories on Greek Vases". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 11. no. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79-86, fig. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 59, no. 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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