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Vase fragment of lid, hand holding snake, winged foot

ca. mid-6th century B.C.

Ceramic, black-figure on white ground, interior glazed but misfired.

6.9 × 6.6 × 1.1 cm (2 11/16 × 2 5/8 × 7/16 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2008.136.1.43
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

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), 90-91, no. 70, pl. 125.4.

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.