Artist attributed to Painter S, Greek
  • Storage Jar
  • Amphora (alternate title)
Date between 520 and 500 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 16 3/4 × 10 5/8 inches (42.5 × 27 cm)
Overall (diam. of mouth): 7 1/2 inches (19.1 cm)
Overall (diam. of base): 5 7/16 inches (13.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 63.16
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S202, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, underside of foot, on central disc, graffiti: X
Inscribed, underside of foot, on rim, graffiti: X
1935, collection of Sidney Burney;
May 30, 1935, auction of Sidney Burney by (William Permain, London, England), lot 66;
collection of William Randolph Hearst;
April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst (Parke Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 85;
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 85, (repr.).

"Annual Report," Bulletin of the DIA 43, no. 2 (1964): p. 32, (repr.) p. 33.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 23-24, cat. 31, (fig. 45-47) [with attribution to Painter of London B 272].