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Sphinx seated on a plinth | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

M18.3B THE SPHINX

Museum Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Catalogue Number: Boston 06.2447
Beazley Archive Number: 213847
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to the Achilles Painter
Date: ca 450 - 440 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of the winged, lion-bodied Sphinx seated on a plinth and presenting her riddle to Oidipous. Her hair is held back with a head-band.

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Sphinx

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