Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of a terracotta calyx-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to Euphronios
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 510–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 7/16 x 2 1/8in. (8.8 x 5.4cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.140.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Warrior with spear, fallen warrior, and woman

The fragment may be part of a scene that included Eos, the goddess of dawn, and her son, Memnon, who was killed by Achilles in the Trojan War.
Said to be from Taranto

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1987. "Euphronios and Memnon? Observations on a Red-Figured Fragment." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 22: pp. 5-6, fig. 1.

Louvre, Musée du. 1990. Euphronios peintre à Athènes au VIe siècle avant J.-C. . no. 12 , Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1992. Kentauroi-Oiax, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 6. Memnon, no. 74, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Padgett, J. Michael. 2017. The Berlin Painter and His World : Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. pp. 90, 103 n. 84, 395, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Related Objects

Kylix fragment

Date: ca. 510–500 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 1988.233.1 On view in:Not on view

Cup, fragments

Date: ca. 520 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 1989.382.1a–k On view in:Not on view

Fragment of a terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Date: ca. 510 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 1989.382.2 On view in:Gallery 157

Fragment of a terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Date: ca. 520–510 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 1983.524.4 On view in:Gallery 171

Fragment of a terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Date: ca. 515 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 2001.563 On view in:Gallery 171