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Ancient Art
Artist: Tyrrhenian Group, Greek, Attic, 575–550 B.C.

Black-figure hydria

ca. 550 B.C.

Terracotta, black-figure with added red and white

32.2 × 28.1 × 23.8 cm (12 11/16 × 11 1/16 × 9 3/8 in.)
other (diameter of the foot): 11.8 cm(4 5/8 in.)
Diameter of mouth: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
On view
Greek, Attic
Containers - Ceramics

Ex. collection Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased by Yale University with a gift from Rebecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913.


Hermann Thiersch, “Tyrrhenische” Amphoren: eine Studie zur Geschichte der altattischen Vasenmalerei (Leipzig: E. A. Seemann, 1899), 1–161.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Preliminary Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases in Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1914), 11, no. 106.

Jay Hambidge, Dynamic Symmetry: The Greek Vase (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1920), 63, fig. 5.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922), 72–73, no. 107, fig. 17.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, “The Stoddard Collection of Greek Vases,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University (1929): 50, no. 3.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, 1st (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956), 106, no. 4.

Thomas Mannack, “Beazley Archive Database,” http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/xdb/ASP/browse.asp?tableName=qryData&newwindow=&BrowseSession=1&companyPage=Contacts&newwindowsearchclosefrombrowse= (accessed 1997–2019).

Robert Cook, Greek Painted Pottery, Third (London: Routledge, 1997), 73, 75–76, 80, 147, 242, 261, 282, 301–302, 337, pl. 20B.

John Boardman, The History of Greek Vases (New York: Thames and Hudson, 2001), 48, 55, 164, 236, fig. 58–59, 263.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 17–19, no. 11, pls. 78–79, fig. 8.

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.