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Neck Amphora

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Object Number:MS5466
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Capua
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Altamura Painter
Period: Classical Greek Period
Date Made: 470-450 BC
Early Date: -470
Late Date: -450
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Apollo
Artemis
Altar
Bow
Pitcher
Lyre
Dionysos
Maenad
Oinochoe
Snake
Thyrsus
Kantharos
Palmettes
Height: 47.7 cm
Outside Diameter:23.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. Canessa, 1916

Description

Neck amphora (with twisted handles). A) Apollo and Artemis. Artemis at left, Apollo at right, an altar, with volutes, between them; both standing. Artemis, holding bow and arrows in left hand, seems to be pouring from a pitcher onto the altar. Apollo, playing an unsupported lyre with his left hand, pours a libation from a phiale onto the altar. B) Dionysos and a maenad. Maenad at left, Dionysos at right. Maenad wears leopard's skin, holds oinochoe in right hand and a snake in the other. Dionysos faces her, standing, thyrsus in left hand and kantharos in right. Intact,

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 33-39 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 394, no. 50, fig. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 593, 1660, no. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie. 1960. "Types of Greek Glaze Failure". Archaeology Magazine. Vol. 12. no. 4. pg. 242-250 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wisely, Harriet, and Farnsworth, Marie. 1958. "Fifth Century Intentional Red Glaze". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 62. no. 2. pg. 165-173 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 415, 432, no. 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "A Group of Greek Vases". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 8. no. 1. pg. 15-28 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 20, 24, 25, fig. 5-6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Sambon, Arthur. 1906. "Amphore trouvée à Capoue". Le Musée. Revue d'art mensuelle. Paris. Vol. 3. pg. 431-432 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 63:1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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