University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4876
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location: Attica
Period: Archaic Greek Period
Date Made: c. 550 BC
Early Date: -600
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Gigantomachy
Warrior
Quadriga
Lion
Bull
Warfare
Height: 30.7cm
Outside Diameter:34.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898
Other NumberMS 5663 - Other Number

Description

A; Gigantomachy. At left, warrior stepping up into quadriga. At right, a striding warrior above a fallen warrior. B: Mostly missing but part of group of lion attacking a bull is preserved. A large part of all elements of the shape are missing and restored in plaster. Originally catalogued as MS4876, recatalogued by S. B. Luce as MS5663. Now returned to original number. Jan.


Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 436View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beazley, John D. & Kurtz, Donna C. 1989. Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum. 46. : Page/Fig./Plate: 29View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 100-101, no. 140View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1920. Attic Vases from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 11 (1): 56-67. : Page/Fig./Plate: 60-2View Objects cited in this Publication

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