Camtar Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

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Camtar Painter (en), Camtar-Maler (de), Camtar-Maler (it), Peintre de Camtar (fr)Additional labels


The Camtar Painter is an Athenian black-figure painter dated to the mid-6th c. BCE. The name derives from vases in Cambridge (“Cam”) and Tarquinia (“Tar”). The main shape is the ovoid neck amphora. Subjects include Herakles/Amazons and the Arming of Achilles. Findspots include Etruria (Cerveteri, Vulci, Tarquinia), Marseilles, Sardis, and Naukratis.

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