University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS5481
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 500 BC
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 19.4cm
Outside Diameter:23cm


Shape as Richter and Milne fig. 170. Complete except for minor fragments. Unglazed: underside of foot (with central glazed circles and central dot); resting surfacel; inner sides of handles; and all of outer wall. On wall below there is a decorative band of alternating vertical red and black lines. On wall above is band of two rows of dots seperated by a line, horizontal. On A, left to right, Herakles, Nereus and 2 females. On B, left to right, Hermes and Athena and Iolaos. This vase was acquired by the University Museum in 1918, Of its previous history nothing is known."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Uhlenbrock, Jaimee P. 1986. "Herakles: Passage of the hero through 1000 years of classical art.". Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 52-53, no. 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 23; 188; 156View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1955. LXXV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Haspels, Caroline H. 1936. Attic Black Figured Lekythoi. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 253, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1922. "Heracles and the old man of the sea". AJA. vol. 26, no. 2: p. 174. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 174, fig. 1; p. 175, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Rambo, E. F. 1919. "An Attic Black-Figured Skyphos". vol. 10, no. 1 (March). p. 15-19. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figs. 6-7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Mingazzini, Paolino. Vasi della Collezione Castellani. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 314-6View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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