Drinking cup (skyphos)
about 450–440 B.C.
The Euaichme Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Side A: Man, leaning on staff, and Herakles.
Side B: Man addressing a youth. Sash side inscribed. Repaired: parts of drawing restored.
Represented on this skyphos is an older man addressing the hero Herakles. Herakles is depicted in typical fashion, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion and carrying a club.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund