Main panel: Homeric battle between sphinxes

Collection: Malibu, The J. Paul Getty Museum
Summary: Homeric battle between sphinxes.
Ware: Corinthian
Painter: Attributed to the Tydeus Painter
Context: Corinth
Date: ca. 560 BC

A: H. 15.5 cm., d. 21 cm., w. 23.3 cm.; B: Ge 5 cm.; C: GE 6.7 cm.

Shape: Column krater
Region: Corinthia
Period: Archaic


The vase was restored by D. Rinne in 1976.

Shape Description:

The shape is Chalcidian.


Names are inscribed.

Collection History:

Ex Summa, standard source.

Other Bibliography:

Greek Vases at the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1977, no. 8; Amyx, D. "Some problems in Archaic Corinthian prosopography," *F*I*L*I*A *E*P*H *E*I*S *G*E*W*R*G*I*O*N *E. *M*U*L*W*N*A*N (Festschrift for George Mylonas), Athens, Library of the Friends of Archaeology, n.d., 164-170, pl. 42.