Tripod pyxis showing Achilles pursuing Troilos Artist: Unknown

ca. 570–540 B.C.

Ancient Art

Not on view

Terracotta, black-figure with added red and white


3 3/16 × 5 13/16 in. (8.1 × 14.8 cm)

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Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard

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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.
  • 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
  • Thomas Mannack, "Beazley Archive Database," (accessed 1997–2019),
  • Bonna Wescoat, Poets and Heroes: Scenes of the Trojan War, exh. cat. (Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 1987), 26–27, no. 4, ill
  • 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
  • Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Muenzen und Medaillen, sale cat. (December 13, 1969), no. 36, fig. 64
  • Sir John Davidson Beazley, Some Attic Vases in a Cyprus Museum (London: Cumberlege, 1947), 5, 8-9, 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), 81–83, no. 122, pl. 3, 4, fig. 21
  • 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
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