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Decadrachm

Object Number:
29-126-41
Current Location:
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Syracuse
Sicily
Period:
Classical Greek Period
Date Made:
405-345 BC
Early Date:
-405
Late Date:
-345
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Silver
Iconography:
Persephone
Dolphins
Quadriga
Charioteer
Nike
Description:
SYRAKOSION Head of Arethusa l., four dolphins around; traces of the artist's signature below (EYAINE, of which N visible).; Quadriga l. driven by charioteer with goad, above Nike flying r., about to crown charioteer; in ex., shield, greaves, cuirass and helmet.
Outside Diamater:
3.4cm
Credit Line:
From various sources

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 133, fig. 121
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17
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[Article] White, Donald. 1986. "The Morris Coin: A Masterpiece by Euaenetus". Expedition. 28 (3): 13-21.
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