Gnathian ware chous Artist: Sidewinder Group (Greek, Southern Italy, ca. 340–320 B.C.)


Ceramic (white clay: Munsell 2.5Y 8/2). Gnathia ware. Black glaze with added yellow, red, and white pigments painted over.


5 5/8 × 3 7/16 in. (14.3 × 8.7 cm)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number



Late Classical


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Ambassador William Witman, II (1914–1978) and Melpomene Fafalios Witman (1919–2006), Washington D.C.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1993
  • "Acquisitions and Gifts 1993," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994), 175
  • Wendy M. Watson, South Italian Greek Vases: From the collection of George Walter Vincent and Belle Townsley Smith (Springfield, Mass.: G.W. Vincent Smith Art Museum, 1986),
  • T. B.L. Webster, "Towards a Classification of Apulian Gnathian," Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies at the University of London 15 (1968),
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