Artist attributed to Group E, Greek
Title
  • Neck Amphora
Date c. 540 BC
Medium Black-figure ware
Dimensions height by diameter: 12 x 8 7/8 in. (30.4 x 22.7 cm)
diameter of mouth: 14.7 cm
diameter of foot: 12.3 cm
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 24.14
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
Marks Graffiti on shoulder of Side A, beneath second horseman from left: Ekhos (see curator's files for reproduction). Graffiti on shoulder Side A of second giant from left: K. Graffiti on shoulder Side A beneath left leg of second giant: khio (see curator's files for reproduction). Graffiti on shoulder Side A beneath third horseman: khio (see curator's files for reproduction). Graffiti on shoulder Side A beneath third giant: KA. Graffiti on shoulder Side B beneath first athlete from left: LIIOMM (see curator's files for reproduction).
Berlin, Georg Schwartz (dealer), from whom purchased by the DIA in 1924.
Valentiner, W. R., "Greek Vases", Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 6, no. 2, 1924, pp. 10-13, fig. 3.

Madigan, B., Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts, (Monumenta Graeca et Romana), vol. 12, Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 18-20, cat. 26, figs. 30-32 (citing attribution to Group E by H. Mommsen, contra by D. von Bothmer).