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Ancient Art
Artist, attributed to: Johnson’s Group II, Greek, Attic, ca 450-430 B.C.

Owl Skyphos

ca. 450 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure.

8.3 × 15.1 × 9.5 cm (3 1/4 × 5 15/16 × 3 3/4 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.161
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Early Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased for 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), 19, no. 163.

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), 107, fig. 90.

William Bell Dinsmoor, “The Date of the Older Parthenon,” American Journal of Archaeology 38, no. 3 (July–September 1934): 419–21.

Georg Lippold, “Vasen und Münzen,” Jahrbuch Des Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts 67 (1952): 93–98.

Franklin P. Johnson, “A Note on Owl Skyphoi,” American Journal of Archaeology 59. no. 3 (July - September 1955): 119–24.

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 69–70, no. 58, ill.

Reinhard Stupperich, “Eulen der Athena in einer Münsterschen Privatsammlung,” Boreas 3 (1980): 157–73.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 48–49, no. 42, pl. 51.1–2, fig. 42.

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.