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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1959.128
Title
Panathenaic Amphora: Athena; Wrestlers and Referee
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 422 BCE
Period
Classical period, High
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291504
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Black-figure
Dimensions
H. 53.4 x W. 32 cm (21 x 12 5/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
Accession Year
1959
Object Number
1959.128
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Side A: archaistic Athena to left. Side B: two boys wrestling.
Publication History

David Moore Robinson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum USA Fascicule 4 (Cambridge, MA, 1934), pl 131,2 and 33, 5

Fogg Art Museum, The David Moore Robinson Bequest of Classical Art and Antiquities, A Special Exhibition, exh. cat., Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1961), p. 16, no. 89.

Jenifer Neils, Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens, exh. cat. (Princeton University Press, 1992)

Exhibition History

The David Moore Robinson Bequest of Classical Art and Antiquities: A Special Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum, 05/01/1961 - 09/20/1961

Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 09/12/1992 - 12/06/1992; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, 01/09/1993 - 04/16/1993

Fragments of Antiquity: Drawing Upon Greek Vases, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/15/1997 - 12/28/1997

Related Works

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