From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number 63-26-18
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Greek | Euboean
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Euboea
Date Made ca. 550 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Hermes

Complete except for chips. Inverted echinus foot. Ovoid body in continuous curve profile from lip to foot. Flaring lip. Cylindrical handles. Beazley Amphora type-B (equals R & M, type Ia). Underside of foot unglazed. Outer foot glazed. Lower wall unglazed. Rest of body glazed except a panel on each side. A purple wheel run band at bottom of glazed area, just below panels and above level of upper attachment of handles. A, left to right, Hermes facing right; old man with spear facing right; and young man, with spear, facing left. All wearing similar long cloaks with crude purpole bands. B, 2 youths facing, each holding a spear vertically, both in similar cloaks with crude purple bands. Poor work, dull glaze, possibly a provincial imitation of Attic?

Height 2.6 cm
Outside Diameter 1.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963

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