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119091
Object Number:MS2490A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Italo-Ionian
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Date Made: 6th century BC
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure Ware
Iconography:Warrior
Shield
Donkey
Octopus
Height: 29 cm
Depth: 21 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:953 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Etruscan Black-figure Amphora. A. Nude man carrying shield on left arm running toward right, right arm outstretched toward left. B. Donkey facing right. Neck, A: Octopus; B, parallel vertical chevrons (?) closely spaced. Panel area continued upward on shoulder A and B, bordered by a glazed band with a line of dots above short lines below. Underside of foot reserved. Otherwise amphora is fully glazed. Glaze entirely red. Panels and neck panels covered with yellow-white slip. triple handles. Amphora complete save for small pieces restored in plaster.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Turfa, Jean M. 2013. The Etruscan World.. New York. Routledge. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 956, fig. 52.12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 207-209, no. 213View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 426View 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. 84-85, no. 57View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1914. "Some Greek and Italian Vases in the Museum". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 5. no. 4. pg. 218-230 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 222-224, fig. 111-112View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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