Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)
Attributed to the Prometheus Painter
ca. 570–560 B.C.
H. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1956
Obverse, warrior between two roostersReverse, two rams charging
Vases of the Tyrrhenian Group, such as this one, are interesting for the transition that they document from an earlier tradition favoring animal subjects to later convention that made figural subjects predominant on black-figure neck-amphorae.
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