Amphora

Italic, Etruscan
5th century B.C.


Dimensions

18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.65

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body black, with red panels.
Side A: A nude man, beardless, and armed with a club, seizes the helmet of a warrior who is falling to his knees. Herakles and Amazon.
Side B: Two nude men walking, to right. The first offers a jug to the second, who holds out his hand as if refusing it. Somewhat repaired and partially painted over.

Provenance

First loaned in 1877.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection