Black-Figure Oinochoe (Wine Jug): Hercle (Herakles) and Pholos; Cattle (of Geryon?)

Black-Figure Oinochoe (Wine Jug): Hercle (Herakles) and Pholos; Cattle (of Geryon?)

c. 520 BC

attributed to Tityos Painter

(Etruscan, active at Vulci c. 530-510 BC)


Diameter: 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.); Overall: 31.3 cm (12 5/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1986.88


Did you know?

This oinochoe or wine pitcher is a type of pottery made by the Etruscans or pre-Italic peoples.

See also
GR - Etruscan
Greek and Roman Art
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