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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the manner of the Bird Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 420 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.42
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Youth and woman at a tomb.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Recent Classical Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(2): p. 49.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 103, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 2. p. 352, fig. 508, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1233, no. 3, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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