University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4053
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: c. 550-500 BC
Early Date: -530
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Apollo
Peleus
Thetis
Wedding
Height: 5.5 cm
Width: 14 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Robert H. Lamborn, 1898

Description

Wedding procession. Left to right, bearded man and woman side by side. Woman holds a large circular object which has knobs at frequent intervals. Man holds a goad that runs diagonally across the scene. Next, a youth with long hair playing a kithara, Apollo (?). At right, raised hand and breast of woman. On the shoulder frieze: legs of a warrior to left, and a chariot wheel.


Bibliography:

[Article] McDaniel, Walton B. 1918. "The so-called athlete's ring". American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 22. no. 3. pg. 295-303 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 301, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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