bilingual vase

A pottery vessel that is painted in both the black-figure and the red-figure techniques. Bilingual vases were produced in Athens in the last quarter of the sixth century BCE,  a transitional period when black-figure was being gradually replaced by red-figure.


 The Andokides Painter and the Lysippides Painter. Bilingual amphora with Herakles driving a bull to sacrifice. Ca. 525-520 BCE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.