Black-Figure Neck-Amphora (Storage Vessel): Departing Warriors (A); Dionysos and Satyrs (B)

Black-Figure Neck-Amphora (Storage Vessel): Departing Warriors (A); Dionysos and Satyrs (B)

c. 520-510 BC


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

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1926.241



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
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
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