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M18.2 OEDIPUS & SPHINX

Oedipus & Sphinx | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Gregorian Etruscan Museum, Vatican City
Catalogue No. Vatican 16541
Beazley Archive No. 205372
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to the Oedipus Painter
Date -
Period Classical

DESCRIPTION

Tondo: Oedipus ponders the riddle of the Sphinx. He is dressed in traveller's cloak and petasos cap, and is seated on a rock. The winged, lion-bodied Sphinx is seated on a plinth and wears a tiara.
Sides: Satyrs (not shown).

ARTICLES

Sphinx