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Amphora (Wine Jug)

Amphora (Wine Jug)

520-510 BC

Black-figure terracotta

Overall: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1926.241

Description

The Greek potters' art at its finest is evident in the beautifully balanced and proportioned forms of this amphora. The execution of the decorative motifs is of high quality. Side A: Dionysus and satyrs; side B: warriors, a woman, and an old man.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Greek
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic

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