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Object Number:MS4817
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Apulian
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Apulia
Date Made: 4th century BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Youth
Mirror
Grapes
Stela
Woman
Height: 16.5 cm
Outside Diameter:11.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

Description

A. Nude youth dancing towards right, left leg forward holding out in front of him a mirror, in right hand, and a bunch of grapes in his left hand. B. At right a stele. Fully dressed woman advancing towards stele, looking back, a mirror in her left hand and a bunch of grapes in her right hand. Upside down wave patterns above both sides. A large palmette under each handle. Intact. Oyster white clay.

Bibliography:

[Book] Green, J. R. 1986. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: University Museum.. The University Museum. Vol. University Museum 1; USA 22. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 5; p. 54, fig. 1, 4; pl. 1, 1-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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