Main panel: sphinxes and panthers

Collection: Malibu, The J. Paul Getty Museum
Summary: Shoulder: alternating grazing goats and owls three times, with an extra owl at the right end. Body, front: heraldic panthers between seated sphinxes . Back: sirens. Under each handle: preening swan.
Ware: Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Painter of the Cambridge Hydria
Attributed By: D. von Bothmer
Context: Probably from Chalcis
Date: ca. 530 BC - ca. 520 BC

H. 27.9 cm., w. 23.8 cm. d. mouth 14.6 cm., d. body 18.3 cm.

Shape: Hydria
Region: Euboea
Period: Archaic

Other Bibliography:

von Bothmer & Bean 1969, 1, no. 5; Bareiss Collection 1983, 68, no. 14; "Acquisitions Supplement," Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987): 160-161, no. 7.