Black-Figure Siana Cup; Tondo: Herakles & Lion; A & B: Cavalry Artist: Heidelberg Painter (Greek, Attic, ca. 575–ca. 555 B.C.)

ca. 575–555 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art

Terracotta, black-figure


5 3/16 × 13 1/4 × 9 7/8 in. (13.1 × 33.6 × 25.1 cm)
diameter of foot: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman II, B.A. 1935

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Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, acquired in Greece; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 70, no. 53, pl. 110-111, fig. 48
  • Essi Ronkko and Hood Museum of Art, "Hood Museum," (accessed June 2011-July 2021),
  • Thomas Mannack, "Beazley Archive Database," (accessed 1997–2019),
  • "Acquisitions and Gifts 1993," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994), 172
  • John Boardman, Athenian Black Figure Vases: A Handbook (New York: Oxford University Press, 1974),
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