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

Attributed to Euphronios
ca. 510–500 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; red-figure
Overall: 3 7/16 x 2 1/8in. (8.8 x 5.4cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
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

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.

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