Ancient Art

Black skyphos

4th century B.C.

Terracotta with black slip

6.73 × 9.65 × 7.04 cm (2 5/8 × 3 13/16 × 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Wistar Comfort in memory of his father, Professor Howard Comfort
Greek, Attic
4th century B.C.
Containers - Ceramics

Ex-collection of Howard Comfort; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 2015.


Brian A. Sparkes and Lucy Talcott, The Athenian Agora. Vol. 12: Black and Painted Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B. C., 12 (Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1975).

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.