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Attributed to an artist in: Group E, Greek, Attic, active 560-540 BC

Black-Figure Amphora; A: Birth of Athena; B: Frontal Chariot

ca. 540 B.C.

Terracotta; black-figure, with added red and white slip.

40.9 x 29 x 28.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.) diameter of foot: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.) diameter of mouth: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1983.22
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Cornelius Vermeule and Dietrich von Bothmer, “Notes on a New Edition of Michaelis, Part III,” American Journal of Archaeology 63 (1959): 340–41.

Frank Brommer, “Die Geburt der Athena,” Jahrbuch des romisch-germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 8 (1961): 68, 75, no. 3.

Christie’s London, London, Christie’s London, April 30, 1975, sale cat. (April 30, 1975), lot 60.

Alan W. Johnston, Trademarks on Greek Vases (Warminster, England: Aris & Phillips, 1979), 77, no. 12.

Christie’s New York, New York, Christie’s New York, May 11, 1983, sale cat. (May 11, 1983), lot 334.

“Acquisitions 1983,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 2 (Fall 1984): 60, ill. front and back cover, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, “Two New Greek Vases for Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 2 (Fall 1984): 8–11, ill. front and back covers, fig. 4–5.

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 12–13, ill.

Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 261, ill.

Mark D. Stansbury-O’Donnell, Pictorial Narrative in Ancient Greek Art (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), 96–98, fig. 41.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 63, fig. 51.

Jenifer Neils and John H. Oakley, eds., Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2003), 116, 206–207, no. 5.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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