THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

1. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Aeneas’ escape with old-aged Anchises from Troy.
Image on the attic vase (lekythos) from Gela.
5th century BCE.
Museum of Archaeology.
2. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Amphora with the myth of Ixion.
South Italy, Campania.
Seconf half of 4th cent. BCE.
Capua, The Provincial Museum of Campania.
3. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Amphora with the myth of Ixion.
South Italy, Campania.
Seconf half of 4th cent. BCE.
Capua, The Provincial Museum of Campania.
4. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Amphora with the myth of Ixion (close-up).
South Italy, Campania.
Seconf half of 4th cent. BCE.
Capua, The Provincial Museum of Campania.
5. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Athene, Apollo, Hermes, Artemis (upper register). Military gathering (lower register).
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to the Baltimor Painter. Clay. Ca. 330—320 BCE.
Height: 36¼ in. (92 cm).
Christie’s Fine Art Auction House, New York.
6. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Phiale with relief decoration—chariots.
South Italy, Calena.
Clay, glaze. 3rd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. AB 602.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
7. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter (by Trendall).
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
8. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld. Detail: a female head.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter.
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
9. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld. Detail: Hades and Persephone in their Palace with Orpheus and other denizens of the Underworld.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter.
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
10. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld. Detail: Helios and Selene on they chariots.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter.
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
11. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Volute-krater depicting the journey of Orpheus to the Underworld. Detail: Hermes, Heracles and Cerberus, Hecate.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
Attributed to The Underworld Painter.
Clay. Ca. 330—310 BCE.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
12. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Hesperides. Fragment.
Apulian vase.
4th century BCE.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
13. CERAMICS. Magna Graecia.
Patera (libation bowel).
Greece, South Italy, Campania.
Terracotta, black glaze. 3rd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 01.8.13.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
14. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Jason bringing the Golden Fleece to Pelias, the king of Iolcus.
Red-figure crater. Apulia.
Clay. 350—340 BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
15. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Jason bringing the Golden Fleece to Pelias, the king of Iolcus. Detail.
Red-figure crater. Apulia.
Clay. 350—340 BCE.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
16. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
A heroised deceased.
Red-figured volute-krater. Apulia.
By the Copenhagen head Painter.
Clay. 325—300 BCE.
Inv. No. Á. 565.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
17. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Cumaean vase.
Late 4th century BCE. Campania.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
18. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Two athletes; lampadedromia.
Red-figure bell-crater. Apulia.
Clay. First half of the 4th century BCE.
Height 21 cm.
Inv. No. IV 3734.
Vienna, Museum of Art History, Collection of Classical Antiquities.