Neck Amphora, c. 540 BC

  • Group E (Workshop of Exekias), Greek, active 560 - 540 BCE

Black-figure ware

  • Framed: 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

City of Detroit Purchase



Berlin, Georg Schwartz (dealer), from whom purchased by the DIA in 1924.

Published References

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).

Rights Status

attributed to Group E (Workshop of Exekias), Neck Amphora, c. 540 BC, Black-figure ware. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 24.14.