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Kylix

Description

Kylix of pottery decorated in red figure, painted with a hoplite slaying a fallen Persian inside, and a Greek and mounted Persian battle scene outside: Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Greek, Attic, by the Triptolemos painter, 5th century BC, c. 460 BC

Museum reference

A.1887.213

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Kylix

Production information

Triptolemos painter
Attica, ANCIENT GREECE
ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN

Date

5th century BC
Classical

Style / Culture

Ancient Greek
Attic, Ancient Greek
Red-figure

Materials

Ceramic

Physical description

Earthenware, red figure decoration on a black ground

Associations

Depicted: Ajax
Depicted: Hector
Depicted: Patroclus

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Artistic Legacies (29 Jul 2011 - 2018)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Catalogue of a collection ... presented by Sir Hugh Hume-Campbell / C.H. Smith - Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art, 1887, p. 16 & 17, pl. II & I

Die griechischen Meisterschalen der Bluthezeit des strengen rothfigurigen Stiles / Paul Hartwig - Spemann, Stuttgart, 1893, pp. 515 - 519, pl. LV & LVI, 1

Attic Red-figure Vase Painters / J.D. Beazley - O.U.P., 1942, p. 244, no. 13

Attic red-figure vase-painting / J.D. Beazley - 2nd ed. - O.U.P., 1963, vol. I, p. 364

Greece: a short history / Mary Agnes Hamilton - O.U.P., Oxford, 1926, p. 77 (line illus.)

Attic Black-Figure Lekythoi / C.H.E. Haspels - Paris, 1936

Athenian Red Figure Vases of the Archaic Period / J. Boardman - London, 1975, figs. 303.1 & 2, and p. 140

Grieschische Historienbilder des 5 und 4 Jahrhunderts v. Chr. / T. Holscher - Wurzburg, 1973, fig. 3, and pp. 38 & 41 - 44

Greece and the Sea: exhibition catalogue De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, 1987 / Angelos Delivorrias (ed) - Benaki Museum Athens, 1987, p. 193, no. 91

Image and Idea in Fifth-century Greece: Art and Literature after the Persian Wars / E.D. Francis - London, 1990, fig. 11, and p. 39

Attische Vasenmaker / J.D. Beazley - 1925, 153, a iii, 2

Bulletin de correopondance hellenique 87 / A. Bovon - 1963, 582, fig. 4

Antike kunot 17 / T. Holscher - 1974, pl. 19

Athenische Mitteilungen 90 / K. Schauenborg - 1975, 110, pl. 35.2 & 36.1, 2

Pfeil und Bogen in Antiken Greckenland / Tolle-Kastenbien - 1980, 111 - 112, fig. 23, pl. 56

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum / Elizabeth Moignard - GB Fascicule 16, Edinburgh, 1989, p. 24, pl. 23.7 & 23.8

The Defence of Greece 490 - 479 B.C. / J.F. Lazenby - Warminster, 1993, 78

Geschichte und Geocheken A4 - Stuttgart, 1997, p. 290, pl. 2

Rahe, P (2015) The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta: The Persian Challenge. Yale

On display

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