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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
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 85, Gallatin pl. 36.1a–b, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 59, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 305, no. 22, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and to Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters [2nd edition]. p. 132, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1984. Vol. 2: Aphrodisias-Athena. "Apollon," p. 291, no. 879, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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