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Apulian amphora : a grave temple and bearers of gifts.

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Title
Apulian amphora : a grave temple and bearers of gifts.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Pottery -- Greek

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON POTT-Gre
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX POTT-Gre
Topics
Pottery -- Greece
Pottery, Greek
Crowns
Amphoras
Boxes
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Floral design -- Greece
Mirrors -- To 499
Graves -- Greece -- To 499
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Notes
Content : The structure in the center of the painting is a "naiskos", a sort of small temple built as a monument to a dead person, rather like a modern grave stone. A naiskos often contained a bust or sculpture of the memorialized person, although the one portrayed here contains a pattern of stylized flowers. The woman on the left holds a mirror and a box with a hinged lid, while the man at right carries a crown and a "bandelette", a sort of girdle or belt often seen being held by persons making offerings in Greek paintings.

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Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 47 x 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 836dea30-c5bf-012f-0d68-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apulian amphora : a grave temple and bearers of gifts." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6450-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apulian amphora : a grave temple and bearers of gifts." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6450-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Apulian amphora : a grave temple and bearers of gifts. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6450-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Apulian amphora : a grave temple and bearers of gifts.