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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Timiades Painter
570–550 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-figure
H. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Mildenberg, 1966
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, two long-necked waterbirds between two panthers
Reverse, two sirens

The vase is augmented by L.1971.104, lent by the Musée du Louvre.
Said to be from Cerveteri

Pellegrini, G. 1899–1901. Studi e Materiali di Archeologia e Numismatica, 1: col. 311, no. 214.

Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen. p. 170, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Ars Antiqua. 1962. Ars Antiqua Auktion IV. no. 127, p. 30, pl. 42.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Prof. Mary B. Moore. 1976. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. United States of America 16. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 4. Attic Black-Figured Neck-Amphorae, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 4. pl. 8, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1977. "Les Vases de la Collection Campana." La Revue du Louvre et des Musées de France, : p. 21, figs. 2A-B.

Moore, Mary B. 2013. "Herakles Takes Aim: A Rare Attic Black-Figured Neck-Amphora Attributed to the Princeton Painter." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 48: p. 51 n. 6.

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