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Attic black-figure fragment showing an elbow and part of a staff (Herakles and the Kerkopes?)

ca. 520 B.C.–480 B.C.

Ceramic, exterior black-figure, interior glazed black

3.7 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm (1 7/16 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2008.136.1.24
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

From the Athenian Acropolis; ex collection Martin Robertson; with Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd, 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), 87-89, no. 67, pl. 125.1.

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.