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Amphora with Chariot and Driver
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Amphora with Chariot and Driver


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Description This red-figure doubleen depicts a charioteer driving biga to the right. Bearded, he wears a belted "xystis," and leans forward to urge on the two horses; the lower part of a goad he holds is preserved. 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

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Period
ca. 490-480 BC (Early Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2235
Measurements
11 15/16 x 7 1/8 in. (30.3 x 18.1 cm) (h. x max. diam.); at rim: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm) (diam.); at foot: 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm) (diam.)
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