Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
- Attributed to the Oionokles Painter
- ca. 460–450 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H. 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); diameter 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1941
- Accession Number:
Youth advancing with drawn sword
This bold youth has wrapped his cloak entirely around his outstretched left arm as he advances, ready to thrust with his sword, in the pose made famous by the statue of Aristogeiton, one of the slayers of the tyrant Hipparchos.