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Amphora

Description

Neck-amphora of pottery with black figure decoration depicting Herakles and the Amazons on one side and a scene of departure by two archers on the other : Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Greek, attributed to the Bompas group (related to the Edinburgh Painter), Attic, 6th century BC, c. 550 - 500 BC

Museum reference

A.1956.410

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Amphora

Production information

Bompas Group, Artists
Attica, ANCIENT GREECE

Date

Classical
6th century BC

Style / Culture

Ancient Greek
Attic, Ancient Greek
Black-figure

Materials

Pottery

Physical description

Earthenware, reddish, black figure decoration

Associations

Depicted: Heracles

Exhibitions

  • Inspired by Nature (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Inspired by Nature (29 Jul 2011 - 2018)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Beazley, ABV, 485, 700

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, (EDINBURGH, The National Museums of Scotland) GREAT BRITAIN, Fascicule 16, p.11-12, pl.10.4-6

On display

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