Siana Cup with Sphinx and Thebans



Heidelberg Painter, Greek, Active ca. 575-550 BC


Siana Cup with Sphinx and Thebans


ca. 550 BC


Greek, Attic


Maximum: 5 1/2 x 13 7/16 in. (14 x 34.1 cm)

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Gift of Jeannette and Jonathan P. Rosen


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MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, September 9, 2013 - April 28, 2014|
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Heidelberg Painter, Greek, Active ca. 575-550 BC, “Siana Cup with Sphinx and Thebans,” Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections Online, accessed December 14, 2018,

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