Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Diosphos Painter

Period: Archaic

Date: ca. 500 B.C.

Culture: Greek, Attic

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure

Dimensions: H. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
diameter of mouth 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
diameter of foot 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1956

Accession Number: 56.171.25

Description

Obverse, Thanatos (Death) and Hypnos (Sleep) with the body of Sarpedon
Reverse, Eos (Dawn) with the body of her son, Memnon

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