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Object Number:L-64-224
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Apulian
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
South Italy
Apulia
Manufacture Location: Apulia
Maker: Lecce Painter
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 4th century BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Woman
Snake
Youth
Altar
Necklace
Earring
Wreath
Mirror
Girl
Boy
Fan
Height: 29.5 cm
Outside Diameter:15.5 cm
Other Number:99-134 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Figured scene bordered above by egg pattern, below by a border of maeander and saltire square. In the scene, left to right, are the following: draped woman facing right holding a palm fan in left hand; a vertical snake (?); a nude boy, cloak over left arm; a larger scale female seated on a white alter, facing left, wearing necklace, earrings and a wreath (?), and holding a white mirror in her left hand; behind her another nude boy, garment draped around his upper arms and behind his back, holding a thyrsus; a girl, right hand on hip, holding a mirror in her left hand. Small palmettes on shoulder and large palmettes below handle.

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: pp. 17-18; p. 56, fig. 3, 1; pl. 23, 1-7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Trendall, Arthur D., and Cambitoglou, Alexander. 1961. Apulian Red-Figure Vase-Painters of the Plain Style.. Archaeological Institute of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 64, no. 22, pl/ XXXVI, fig. 179View Objects related to this
[Book] Trendall, Arthur D., and Cambitoglou, Alexander. 1978. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia.. Clarendon Press. Vol. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: ch, 5, no. 225, p. 125View Objects related to this

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