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Lekythos

Attributed to the Thanatos Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 440–430 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 11/16in. (29.7cm) Diameter: 3 15/16 × 2 1/16 × 2 7/16 in. (10 × 5.2 × 6.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.165
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1916. "Department of Classical Art Accessions of 1915." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11(6): pp. 124, 128, fig. 5.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1228, no. 6, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Felten, Florens. 1971. "Thanatos- und Kleophonmaler: Weissgrundige und Rotfigurige Vasenmalerei der Parthenonzeit." Ph.D. Diss. pp. 85, 92, figs. 1-2. W. Fink.

Oakley, John H. 2004. Picturing Death in Classical Athens: The Evidence of the White Lekythoi. p. 40, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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