Python

Datesactive about 500 - 480 B.C.
RolesPotter
NationalityGreek (Attic)

The potter Python worked in Athens in the early 400s B.C. A specialist in cups, he is known from his signature on three vases. Distinctive aspects of Python's potting style include the form and size of the foot of his cups and the shape and angle of the handles. Many of his cups are small in size.

Python had a long association with the vase-painter Douris. At this time, such a close and continued collaboration was unusual. Python also potted cups for Epiktetos and the Triptolemos Painter.

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