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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Gorgon Painter, Greek, active ca. 600–ca. 580 B.C.

Attic sherd of part of a sphinx’s wing

ca. 570 B.C.–560 B.C.

Ceramic, black-figure with applied red

2.4 × 1.8 × 0.5 cm (15/16 × 11/16 × 3/16 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2008.136.1.20
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

From the Athenian Acropolis; ex collection Professor Martin Robertson (1911-2004); with Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd., London, 2008; purchased by Yale University, 2008

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 92, no. 73, pl. 125.7.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.