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Terracotta squat lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the manner of the Meidias Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 410 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 13/16 × 1 7/16 × 2 1/2 in. (7.1 × 3.7 × 6.3 cm) Height: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.36
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Athenian Red-Figured Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(5): p. 130.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1325, no. 54, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Herakles, nos. 1531, 3325, 3406, 3482, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Palagia, Olga. 2009. "Archaism and the Quest for Immortality in Attic Sculpture During the Peolponnesian War." Art in Athens During the Peloponnesian War, Olga Palagia, ed. pp. 37, 50, n. 58, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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