Attic Red-Figure Skyphos

Unknownabout 460–450 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A: Dionysos with snakes and an ivy tipped spear; B: Giant attacked by a snake of Dionysos (shield device: snake). Misfired at one handle.


  • Title: Attic Red-Figure Skyphos
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 460–450 B.C.
  • Location Created: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.2 × 28.8 × 18.4 cm (6 × 11 5/16 × 7 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Skyphos
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 86.AE.267
  • Culture: Greek (Attic)
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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