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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 510 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 15 5/16 in. (38.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.85
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, two mounted hunters
Reverse, Dionysos between satyr and maenad

The obverse shows a rare representation of a rider dismounting from his horse.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 75, fig. 45, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 85, fig. 53, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 85, fig. 53, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. pp. 3-4, fig. 14, New York: Plantin Press.

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