From: Italy | Etruria | Orvieto
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Italy | Etruria | Orvieto|
|Date Made||575-500 BCE|
|Iconography||Achilles | Troilus | Polyxena | Bird | Hydria | Horse | Greek Inscription|
|Inscription Language||Greek Language|
Oinochoe shape I; the foot is of a special type. A reserved panel on front with, above, a band of alternate black and purple tongues. The scene in the panel is Troilos & Polyxena at the fountain. Fountain not shown but at extreme left above is a large bird looking inward. Achilles (legs & helmeted head preserved) pursuing at left. Troilos on horseback fleeing to right in center; a broken hydria beneath horse's belly. Polyxena at right fleeing to right. (Primary vessel plus 3 fragments). ( Notes on card) Trefoil oinochoe, Broken and mended. Plaster fill at handle, large parts of body. Wide panel at front. Top of panel: red and black tongue pattern. Scene: Left to right: Achilles grabbing mounted Troilos. Red: helmet and greaves. Troilos mounted on one horse, a second one alongside legs. A broken hydria under the horses. Red: fillet, bridle, chest band, and markings on horse's flank. Polyxena fleeing to right. Red panel on chiton with incised pattern on black panels of chiton. Below panel scene 2 red bands .001 each around the entire vase.
|Outside Diameter||16.5 cm|
|Credit Line||Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898|
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