Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm


Object Number:MS2272
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 500-475BC
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -475
Technique:Red Figure
Jumping Weight
Height: 7.8 cm
Outside Diameter:8.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:227 - Other Number


Oinochoe shape 8. Minor bits of lip and body restored in plaster. Fully glazed inside and out except for bottom; the very bottom of the wall.; and, above it, a thin ground line. Standing on the ground line is a nude youth bending over toward the right, left foot forward, arms straight down, hands near together, evidently preparing to jump. In the field above, behind him, is a jumping weight(?).


[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).. Oxford. Clarendon Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 284-6 & 534-7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 779, no 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Beazley, John D. 1918. Attic Red-Figured Vases in American Museums.. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 74View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.