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Oedipus ponders the Sphinx's riddle | Greek vase, Athenian red figure kylix

M18.2 OIDIPOUS & THE SPHINX

Museum Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco Vaticano, Vatican City
Catalogue Number: Vatican 16541
Beazley Archive Number: 205372
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Kylix
Painter: Attributed to the Oedipus Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Tondo: Oidipous seated on a rock ponders the riddle of the Sphinx. He is dressed in traveller's cape and hat. The crowned Sphinx is seated on a plinth.

Sides A & B: Satyrs (not shown)

ARTICLESSphinx

 
 
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