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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: 470-450 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Apollo
Artemis
Altar
Bow
Pitcher
Lyre
Dionysos
Maenad
Oinochoe
Snake
Thyrsus
Kantharos
Palmettes
Height: 47.7 Centimeters/Inches
Outside Diameter:23.5 Centimeters/Inches
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:

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 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. 21 (4): 33-39.View 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).View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie. 1960. Types of Greek Glaze Failure. Archaeology. 12 (4): 242-250.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Farnsworth, Marie & Wisely, Harriet. 1958. Fifth Century Intentional Red Glaze. AJA. 62 (2): 165-173.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. A Group of Greek Vases. The Museum Journal. 8 ( no. 1 (March)): pp. 15-28.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Sambon, Arthur. 1906. "Amphore trouvée à Capoue". Le Musée. Revue d'art mensuelle. 3: 431-432.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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