Agora Object: P 9486
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   P 9486
Inventory Number:   P 9486
Section Number:   ΛΛ 430
Title:   Red Figure Amphora
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Base intact; lip, neck, shoulder and handles largely complete; lower body fragmentary. Restored in plaster. Shape: late variety of amphora, type B.
A) Charioteer in long chiton driving a team of four horses, left; toward him, behind the horses, flies Nike. She wears a Doric chiton and an embroidered sakkos open at the top, and she carries an amphora of Panathenaic shape. Border at top, palmette and lotus; below, maeander with saltire squares.
B) Winged female figure, wearing chiton and himation, holds out a patera to a bearded male figure. He wears an himation which leaves his right shoulder bare, and holds a lotus-tipped staff in his right hand. Slanting palmettes above maeander and saltire squares below.
Around the vertical face of the lip, ivy wreath: leaves reserved, stem and berries in white. Tongue pattern around lower handle attachments. Considerable relief contour on A; none on B. Brown inner drawing on the horses. Brown wash under the charioteer's hair; brown also for a few details: palmettes on neck of Nike's amphora; horses' eyes and ears; details of harness.
Context:   Pit, 'upper cutting'.
Notebook Page:   511, 516, 1493
Negatives:   Leica, V-61, V-62, V-63, 7-221, 7-222, 7-223, 7-306, 84-681, 84-682, 84-683, color slide
PD Number:   Ptg. 299
Dimensions:   Diam. (lip) 0.355, (foot) 0.23; Est. Diam. 0.415; H. 0.563
Chronology:   Ca. 440-430 B.C.
Date:   23 March 1937
Section:   ΛΛ
Grid:   ΛΛ:84/ΙΣΤ-ΙΘ
Deposit:   F 5:3
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Camp and Mauzy (2009), p. 114, fig. 122.
    Lynch (2007a), p. 214, fig. 182.
    AgoraPicBk 25 (2003), p. 28, fig. 28.
    Archaeology 19 (1966), p. 115, fig. 4.
    Hesperia 7 (1938), p. 345, fig. 28.
    ARV, p. 687, no. 12, Peleus P.
    ARV2, p. 1040, no. 18.
    Agora XXX, no. 7, pls. 3, 4.
    Paralip., p. 443, no. 18.
References:   Publication: Agora XXX
Publication: AgoraPicBk 25 (2003)
Publication: Hesperia 7 (1938)
Publication Pages (7)
Drawing: DA 10706
Images (20)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 7
Deposit: F 5:3
Notebook: ΛΛ-3
Notebook: ΛΛ-8
Notebook Page: ΛΛ-3-60 (pp. 510-511)
Notebook Page: ΛΛ-3-63 (pp. 516-517)
Notebook Page: ΛΛ-8-51 (pp. 1492-1493)
Card: P 9486
Card: P 9486