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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to Group R
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 420–400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 21 1/4 in. (54 cm); diameter 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Youth seated at tomb with youth and woman
Said to be from Greece

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. p. 153, fig. 117, New Haven: Yale University Press.

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

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958[1946]. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. p. 153, fig. 117, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1384, no. 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Miller, Margaret C. 1997. Athens and Persia in the Fifth Century B.C.: A Study in Cultural Receptivity. p. 179 n. 181, Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

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