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Object Number: MS5466
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Capua
Manufacture Location: Attica
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: 47.7cm
Outside Diameter:23.5cm
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, in excellent condition except as noted below.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Boardman, John. 1979. "The Athenian Pottery Trade: The Classical Period". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 21 (4): 33-39.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 394, no. 50, fig. 4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 593, 1660, no. 50View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie. 1960. Types of Greek Glaze Failure. Archaeology. 12 (4): 242-250.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie & Wisely, Harriet. 1958. Fifth Century Intentional Red Glaze. AJA. 62 (2): 165-173. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 36View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 415, 432, no. 39, pl. 63, 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. A Group of Greek Vases. The Museum Journal. VIII ( no. 1 (March)): pp. 15-28. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 20, 24, 25View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] III. p. 432 & pl. 63, 1.View Objects cited in this Publication

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