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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 510–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 12 15/16 in. (32.8 cm) diameter 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, the centaur Pholos and Herakles between Iolaos and Hermes.
Reverse, revellers.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 61, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Maas, Martha and Jane McIntosh Snyder. 1989. Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece. pp. 115, 131, fig. 5, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Iolaos, p. 692, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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