|Collection:||Ancona, Archeologico Museo Regionale delle Marche|
|Summary:||The birth of Aphrodite|
|Ware:||Attic Red Figure, White Ground|
|Painter:||Attributed to the Splanchnopt Painter|
|Context:||Excavated at Sirolo-Numana|
|Date:||ca. 460 BC - ca. 450 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.122 m; max. diam. (body) 0.14 m|
Decoration Description: A bearded nude Zeus (labelled), seated profile to the right on a throne (his lower half is missing), torso frontal, head profile to the left, both arms bent slightly and outstretched, holds in his right hand an olive branch to the left, over a low altar, and in his left hand a black scepter to the right; Hera (labelled) standing 3/4-view to the left (chest and right arm missing), wearing a chiton, a pink himation with dark red border, a white taenia, tilts her head down, and holds her left arm at waist level, and in her right hand holds a black scepter to the left; Peitho (labelled), standing frontal, head profile to the right, wearing a medium-sleeved chiton with a long kolpos, a white taenia, holds in her right hand a dress (missing), to the left, and holds in her left hand a phiale to the right; Charis (labelled) (barely preserved), running profile to the right, with weight on her forward, slightly bent, left leg, right leg pulled back; Aphrodite anodos, crouched profile to right (barely preserved, face and arms missing), left knee bent, wearing a belted, sleeved chiton, a long pony tail, a white taenia, tilts her head up; lekythos (on wall) above; nude Eros, standing near profile to the left, weight on both legs, bent at knees, right leg advanced, long curly hair bound with red taenia, reaches both arms forward (forearms missing), probably holding a red sash, part of which remains in the field between Charis and Eros.
Shape Description: Type A
Collection History: Found in 1919 at Sirolo-Numana, Tomba Giuletti-Marinelli (locanda Molinella).
BABesch 17 (1942) 7, fig. 16; R.U. Inglieri, "Pisside policroma di Numana con la genesi di Afrodite," RivIstArch 8 (1940) 46, 49 fig. 4, 52 fig. 7AA.