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Neck-amphora: GR.29.1864

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Maker(s)

Antimenes Painter

Description

Neck-amphora, (A) Achilles and Ajax playing, (B) battle

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.385 m
Width: 0.261 m

Relative size of this object

26.1 cm38.5 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Find spot

  • Vulci Etruria Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1864) by Leake, William Martin

Dating

Archaic
-520 BCE - -510 BCE

Note

Black-figured

Materials used in production

Clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.29.1864
Primary reference Number: 65610
Oldmuseumnumber: G50
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 August 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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