Lekythos with Herakles Fighting an Amazon Artist: Little-Lion Class (active ca. 500–490 B.C.)

500 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art

Terracotta with black slip and opaque red and white; Six's Technique


5 9/16 × 2 9/16 in. (14.1 × 6.5 cm)
diameter of mouth: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
diameter of foot: 1 1/2 in. (3.9 cm)

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Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard

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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), 49-51, no. 38, pl. 97.10, 98, fig. 33.
  • J. B. Grossman, Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum, 5 (Malibu, Calif.: Getty Publications, 1991), 23, no. 5, Occasional Papers on Antiquities 7, fig. 73.
  • Dietrich von Bothmer, Amazons in Greek Art (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957), 4, fig. 62.
  • 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), 85–86, no. 128, pl. II, fig. 20.
  • 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), 14–15, fig. 129.
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