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Object Number: MS553
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Corinth
Maker: Scale Painter
Locus: Tomb 5
Period: Early Corinthian
Date Made: 620-590 BC
Early Date: -620
Late Date: -590
Height: 35.9cm
Outside Diameter:17.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number7 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Intact. Three zones of decoration. "In the center of the upper zone a gorgoneion. On either side of the gorgoneion, sphinxes, and under the handle, a lion. Approximately centered beneath the gorgoneion in the second zone are a pair of horsemen with a prize tripod between them...Behind either horseman is a panther. Between them under the handle a padded dancer...In the lowest zone, approximately under the tripod, a spead eagle, flanked by lions, and under the handle, a grazing stag." (Dohan) On bottom: old label inscribed GC42.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 44-45; pl. 21, 1-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Amyx, D. A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. 1-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 150View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99, no. 6, pl. LIIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 286View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments. The University Museum Bulletin. 16 (4) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: fig. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 58-59, no. 38View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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