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


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

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," 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.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 20–21, ill.
  • Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 41–43, no. 39, ill.
  • Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, 1st (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956), 404, no. 4.

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