Artist attributed to Eye-Siren Group, Greek
  • Storage Jar
  • Amphora (alternate title)
Date between 520 and 510 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 14 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (37.5 × 26.4 cm)
Overall (diam. of mouth): 6 15/16 inches (17.6 cm)
Overall (diam. of foot): 5 7/16 inches (13.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 63.15
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB, Level 2 (see map)
collection of Charles Cope;
June 4, 1937, sold by (Spink and Sons, Ltd. [est. 1666], London, England);
June 4, 1937, purchased by William Randolph Hearst;
April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst (Parke Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 68;
1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
William Randolph Hearst. Sales cat., Parke Bernet. New York, April 5-6, 1963, lot 68, (repr.).

Beazley, J. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963, 2nd ed., p. 287, no. 2 [under the Antimenes Painter and his circle].

Bulletin of the DIA 43, no. 2 (Spring 1964): p. 32.

Beazley, J. D. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic black-figure Vase-Painters and to Attic red-Figure Vase-painters. Oxford, 1971, p. 125, no. 6 bis.

Image and Artifact: Ancient Art from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA Statewide Services Travelling Exhibition. Detroit, February 5, 1984 - December 16, 1985, cat. 38.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 22-23, cat. 30, (fig. 42-44) [citing Beazley's attribution to the Eye-Siren Group].