M18.7 SPHINX & OEDIPUS
|Museum Collection||Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich|
|Catalogue No.||Munich SL474|
|Beazley Archive No.||213848|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to Achilles Painter|
Oedipus ponders the riddle of the Sphinx. The hero wears a traveller's cloak and cap, and holds a spear. The monster has the head of a woman, the body of a lion and the wings of an eagle, and is seated on a low plinth.