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Tripod pyxis showing Achilles pursuing Troilos

ca. 570–540 B.C.

Terracotta, black-figure with added red and white

8.1 × 14.8 cm (3 3/16 × 5 13/16 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.122
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sale, Antiquities, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 1920 November 1909, lot 18; ex collection Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased by Yale University with a gift from Rebecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913.

Bibliography: 

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), 13–14, no. 123.

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), 81–83, no. 122, pl. 3, 4, fig. 21.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Some Attic Vases in a Cyprus Museum (London: Cumberlege, 1947), 5, 8-9, fig. 5.

Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Muenzen und Medaillen, sale cat. (December 13, 1969), fig. 64.

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 24–27, fig. 30.

Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 1, p. 82-83, no. 306; vol. 7, p. 432, no. 8.

Bonna Wescoat, Poets and Heroes: Scenes of the Trojan War, exh. cat. (Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 1987), 26–27, no. 4, ill.

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).

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 54-57, no. 43, pl. 101.2-3, 102, fig. 36.

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.