Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)

Attributed to the Prometheus Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Obverse, warrior between two roosters
Reverse, 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.

Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar), Attributed to the Prometheus Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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