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2006ba0125 jpg l

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Acquired in 1901 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
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bibliography
collection_code
CER
credit
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca.520 BC-ca.500 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Storage jar, Amphora, earthenware decorated in the black figure technique, with representations of Athena, Herakles (Hercules) and Iolaos, Greece (Athens), about 520-500 BC
dimensions
Height: 42.5 cm, Diameter: 27 cm
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event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
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historical_significance
history_note
The strip below the figures is the simplest kind of Greek Key - it can turn into a complicated interlace pattern. On the neck of the vase is an early type of lotus and palmette pattern (case 19), the origin of egg and dart. The Greek key is also known as fret, and meander. The scene shows Athena between Herakles (Hercules) and Iolaos. Found at Valia in Tuscanny 4796-1901 Made in Athens. Found in an Etruscan tomb at Vulci in Italy.
id
86844
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T01:16:09.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T01:16:09.000Z
latitude
37.976151
location
In Storage
longitude
23.73641
marks
materials
earthenware
materials_techniques
Earthenware decorated in the black figure technique with touches over it of purple and white slip.
museum_number
4796-1901
museum_number_token
47961901
object_number
O112365
object_type
Storage jar
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original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Amphora, storage jar or vase. On one side are represented Hercules, Athena and Lolaus, on the other side is a four horsed chariot with a warrior and charioteer, to the left is a framed figure. The neck is decorated with palmettes and conventional lotus flowers. Round the shoulder is a band of tongue pattern and below the figures are bands of fret ornament, lotus buds and rays pointing upwards from the foot. Under each handle is a symmetrical device of palmettes and lotus buds.
place
Athens
primary_image_id
2006BA0125
production_note
Made in Athens. Found in an Etruscan tomb at Vulci in Italy.
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public_access_description
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rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
storage-jar-unknown
sys_updated
2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
Painted
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updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-496
year_start
-525