Ancient Art

Megarian bowl

ca. 250–150 B.C.

Terracotta

7.5 × 12 cm (2 15/16 × 4 3/4 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.197
Culture: 
Greek, Boeotian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Acquired in Salonika; ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich

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), 125–27, fig. 46.

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 92, no. 75, ill.

Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 2, p. 991, no. 401, fig. 991; vol. 4, p. 211-12, no. 47, fig. 212; vol. 5, p. 21, no. 1816, pl. 38, ill.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, “Megarian Bowls in the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases in Yale University,” American Journal of Archaeology (1941): 229–32, pl. XI, fig. 1.

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.