|Artifact Identification||Skyphos, Cup (1925.04.0001)|
|Period/Date||Archaic Period (800 - 480 BC), 500–475 BCE.|
|Dimension 1 (Width)||15.3 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||9.4 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Height)||7.8 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||D1 includes the handles. D2 is the rim diameter. The foot diameter is 3.6 cm.|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns|
Convex body with slight flared rim and flaring foot. Interior glazed except for reserved center with two concentric circles. Dot band on rim. Underside of foot reserved with two glazed concentric bands. Fine orange clay, glossy black glaze. A-B, Herakles wrestling Triton with a Nereid looking back. Herakles is astride the monster, with both arms locked around its neck. The Triton's bearded head is turned back to left. Nereid wears a long chiton and cloak(?)? to right. The details of her face have been obliterated. ].
For similar scenes on skyphoi ofthe same date and group, see Athens NM 526 (Ahlberg–Cornell, ibid., p. 155, pl.XI, 13 A), and Karlsruhe 198 B. Bulky figures and the dot band on the lip are similar to those on Villa Giulia 1443 (ABV, p. 623; CVA Villa Giulia 3 [Italia 3], pl. 48:1–2).
1989. S. U. Wisseman. CVA, p. 13, PL. 13,1-2. G.Ahlberg-Cornell, Herakles and the Sea-Monster in Black Figure Vase-Painting [Stockhlm 1984], p. 79
|Credit Line/Dedication||Classical Museum Purchase|