University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4857
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: BMN Painter
Date Made: 575-500 BC
Early Date: -575
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Greek Inscription
Inscription Language:Greek
Height: 22 cm
Outside Diameter:16.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


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: filletl 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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archives and Archaeology: The Museum's Orvieto Collection (22 Dec 2008 - 23 Feb 2009) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 435View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Burn, Lucilla. 1982. Beazley Addenda; Additional references to ABV, ARV and Paralipomena.. Oxford University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Pinney, Gloria F., and Ridgway, Brunilde S. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979.. Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. pg. 1-295 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38-39, no. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1978. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters.. New York. Hacker Art Books. ed. reprint. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 227, no. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley. 1970. Addenda.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage.. Marburg/Lahn, N. G. Elwert. ed. 2nd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 267, no. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Beazley. ltr.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 80, no. 72View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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