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Lekythos

Attributed to the Kephisophon Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500–490 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm) Diameter: 2 3/8 × 1 3/16 × 1 11/16 in. (6.1 × 3.1 × 4.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.30
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1909. "The Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1908--IV. Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 4(6): pp. 101-2, fig. 2.

Alexander, Christine. 1933[1925]. Greek Athletics. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 669, no. 1 top, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 4. p. 344, fig. 407, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Raschke, Wendy J. 1985. "Aulos and Athlete: the function of the flute Player in Greek Athletics." Arete: The Journal of Sport and Literature, 2: no. 27, pp. 185, 193, 198, fig. 15.

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