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Ancient Art

Oinochoe showing a Siren

4th century B.C.

Terracotta; red-figure. Red wash.

3 3/8 × 2 11/16 in. (8.5 × 6.8 cm) Height (to top of handle)/Diameter of body
3/16 × 2 15/16 in. (0.4 × 7.5 cm) Height of foot/Diameter including handle
3 1/4 × 1 3/4 in. (8.3 × 4.5 cm) Height to top of lip/Diameter of foot (exterior)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.140
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex collection Dr. Paul Arndt.

Bibliography: 

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).

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), 17, no. 142.

Arthur Dale Trendall and Alexander Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978).

Richard Hamilton, Choes and Anthesteria: Athenian Iconography and Ritual (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 1992).

Ludwig Deubner, Attische Feste. Mit 40 Tafeln (Berlin: H. Keller, 1932), 112.

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.