Sherd from restoration of vertical column and inscription Artist: Kleophrades Painter (Greek, Attic, ca. 505–475 B.C.)

ca. 490 B.C.

Ancient Art

Not on view

Terracotta, black-figure with added red and white


23 9/16 × 15 11/16 in. (59.8 × 39.8 cm)
Diameter of Mouth: 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
Width of Lip: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Frederic W. Stevens, B.A. 1858

Accession Number



Late Archaic


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Entered the collection as part of the restoration material inserted into Panathenaic prize amphora Yale 1909.12.1 (no. 6). The restoration was done in Rome in 1837; see the entry for Yale 1909.13 (no. 7).
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 12-13, fig. pl. 75.3-4
  • Lisa R. Brody et al., "A Grecian Urn," in "Time Will Tell: Ethics and Choices in Conservation," special issue, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010), 88–90, fig. 1–3
  • Thomas Mannack, "Beazley Archive Database," (accessed 1997–2019),
  • Erika Kunz-Goette, Kleophrades-Maler (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1992),
  • Susan B. Matheson, "Panathenaic Amphorae by the Kleophrades Painter," Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum 4 (1989), 95–112, ill
  • Beazley Addenda: Additional References to ABV, ARV2 and Paralipomena, 2nd (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989), 105
  • Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, 1st (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956), 404, no. 4
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Along the right edge of the left column on A, the final letter turning the corner to rest above the ground line: [TON A]THEN[E TH]EN ATHLON

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