University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS3437
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 550-500 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -500
Technique:Black Figure
Height: 12.5 cm
Outside Diameter:18 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Riccardo Mancini; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898


Nicosthenic pyxis, lacking foot and section of wall and rim. Fully glazed inside and out except for reserved, figured zone on upper wall. In zone are numerous male and female figures, the female figures all clothed, the male partly clothed, partly nude. These figures converge from two direction on a single nude male dancing figure advancing to the right. For general treatment of vessels of this shape in UM see EH Dohan, Mus. Journal VI, no. 4, p. 176 ff


[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York.. Perugia. Electa/Editori Umbri Associati. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 433View 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: pp. 81-83, nos. 73-76 (no. 76)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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