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  • Amazon · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    a bow The turn at the hips is crudely expressed the back of the figure is shapeless and lacking in detail The biceps are well developed The face is flat with a chin too short but has finely wrought features The upper eyelid extends over the lower at the outer corner The costume is a sort of peplos with a bib on the front formed by folding the garment at the top The bib is incomplete at the left A narrow belt encircles the waist The hair falls in a mass at the back with two locks falling over the left shoulder but none over the right hair is visible on the forehead under the corners of the helmet The legs right arm and part of the helmet are missing This figure may well have filled the space below the arch which connected the legs of a tripod Similar figures were found on the Acropolis at Athens Mon Ant vii 1897 cols 306f De Ridder Bronzes sur l Acropole p 327 ff nos 815 817 Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 07 1957 Treatment cleaned 11 09 2000 Treatment other Provenance Leon Gruel Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry

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  • Amazon · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    female breast This statue reproduces a famous Greek original depicting an Amazon wounded beneath her right breast It was one of several statues of Amazons entered in a sculptors competition at the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus in western Asia Minor about 440 BC The sculptor of this entry is believed to have been Kresilas According to the ancient writer Pliny the contest was judged by the sculptors themselves and each voted for his own first and gave second place honors to a work by Polyclitus making him the winner Kresilas received third prize Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 14 1940 Examination examined for exhibition 6 22 1961 Treatment cleaned 7 06 1970 Treatment cleaned 1 01 1992 Treatment other 6 25 1998 Treatment other 6 28 2001 Treatment cleaned loss compensation Provenance Villa Borghese Sale 1893 p 59 Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creators Roman Sculptor

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  • Amphora Depicting a Youth with Petasos and Woman and An Athlete · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    on the front He wears a chlamys and a petasos with a striped scabbard at his side Running right he holds two spears in his left hand the upper parts of which rest on his shoulder he reaches out with his right towards the woman he pursues She runs right looking round both hands bent at her waist holding a ribbon She wears a chiton and a short cloak which is draped over her left shoulder around her back and waist and over her left arm Her hair is tied up in back and held in place by a taenia On the back is a mantled youth Wreathed he stands right gesturing with his extended right hand and holding a staff in his left at waist level Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome 1897 cat no 188 Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription On front between figures NKOΣ Inscription To the right of the woman s head K Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own

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  • Amphora with a Youth and a Bearded Man and Victory · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    License Amphora with a Youth and a Bearded Man and Victory Description Provenance Credit Description This amphora depicts a bearded mantled man and Nike on the front Wreathed the man stands in profile to the right holding a staff in his right hand Shown in profile Nike walks to the left her hands covered by her drapery at the waist the right is held higher than the left She wears a chiton and mantle and has a thin fillet around her head The back depicts a mantled youth with a fillet He stands in profile to the right with his right hand extended at his waist holding and possibly offering an oval object maybe a fruit or an egg Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome 1897 cat no 214 Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Epimedes Painter Greek active ca 450 420 BC Artist Period ca 440 BC Classical Medium terracotta Ceramics Accession Number 48 53 Measurements H

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  • Amphora with Chariot and Driver · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The horses gallop right heads held up high front legs well off the ground On the back a bearded mantled man wears a fillet He stands to the left right arm extended Provenance E Hollis Hopkins date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1961 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1961 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share

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  • Amphora with Funerary Scenes · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description An amphora is a two handled vessel used to store wine oil honey or grain Vases such as this one however were made to be buried in tombs and depict moments in the funerary ritual On the neck the deceased is laid out on the funeral bier with the checkered shroud raised to reveal the body The couch is surrounded by women who tear at their hair in grief Around the body of the vase a procession of chariots and warriors moves to the right A narrow band of running dogs appears above and a band of grazing deer below Clay snakes were modeled separately and applied to the mouth handles and shoulder of the vase emphasizing their funerary role as guardians of tombs Exhibitions In Search of Ancient Treasure 40 Years of Collecting The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Provenance Lagunillas Havana 1956 Ars Antiqua Auction Lucerne 1961 Walters Art Museum 1961 by purchase William H Schab New York as agent Credit Museum purchase 1961 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Workshop of Painter of

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  • Amphora with Geometric Design · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    1 567 16 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Amphora with Geometric Design Provenance Credit Provenance William H Smith Alexandria Virginia date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1973 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1973 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your

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  • Aniconic Idol · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    indicated The piece has no head and has been repaired across the neck The figure is chipped at the edges Provenance Cahn Sale Emerich Galleries New York 1965 no 7 Walters Art Museum 1965 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1965 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to

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