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Black-Figure Neck Amphora


the Painter of Vatican 359


c. 540 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G241
Black-Figure Neck Amphora, the Painter of Vatican 359
Black-Figure Neck Amphora: Gallery Label - Current
Black Figure Neck Amphora:
: An Attic Black-Figures Vase
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Slip-glazed earthenware
Size: 15 1/4 x 11 in. (38.74 x 27.94 cm)
Creation Place: Greek, Attica
Culture: Greek, Greek, Attica
Style: 6th-5th century B.C.
Physical Description: Black-figured amphorah, used for carrying wine or oil; the front side depicts a quadriga with Poseidon, Amphitrite, another unidentified goddess, and heroenes; on the reverse and around warrior appears to be leaving for battle, with his wife and son biddi
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 57.1
Artist: the Painter of Vatican 359, Greek (Attica)
Role: Artist
Nationality: Greek
Life Dates: Greek (Attica)
Added to Site: February 28, 2009