Ancient Art
Artist: Heidelberg Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 575–ca. 555 B.C.

Black-Figure Siana Cup; Tondo: Herakles & Lion; A & B: Cavalry

ca. 575–555 B.C.

Terracotta, black-figure

13.1 × 33.6 × 25.1 cm (5 3/16 × 13 1/4 × 9 7/8 in.)
diameter of foot: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman II, B.A. 1935
On view
Greek, Attic
Containers - Ceramics

Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, acquired in Greece; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.


John Boardman, Athenian Black Figure Vases: A Handbook (New York: Oxford University Press, 1974).

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 172.

Thomas Mannack, “Beazley Archive Database,” (accessed 1997–2019).

Essi Ronkko and Hood Museum of Art, “Hood Museum,” (accessed June 2011-July 2021).

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.

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.