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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Swing Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540–530 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 40.41 cm.
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.184
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154
Obverse, two warriors separated by onlookers
Reverse, seated lyre-player flanked by dancing men
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 59, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1978[1956]. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. p. 305, no. 22, New York: Hacker Art Books.

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.

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. 1984. Aphrodisias-Athena, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 2. Apollon, no. 879, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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