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Terracotta miniature Panathenaic amphora

Attributed to the Bulas Group
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.156
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, Athena
Reverse, seated athlete

The Bulas Group specialized in miniature versions of Panathenaic prize amphorae. The shape and the representation of Athena follow the models quite closely. The seated athlete holding what might be a fillet is a narrative vignette that would not have appeared on a prize vase.
Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. pp. 3-4, fig. 27, New York: Plantin Press.

Beazley, John D. 1978[1956]. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. p. 661, no. 17, New York: Hacker Art Books.

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