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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Euboean
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm) diameter 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.36
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
With two lions.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 3, Gallatin pl. 2.15, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 458, no. 27, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1969. "Euboean Black-figure in New York." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 2: pp. 30, 38, fig. 11.

Markoe, Glenn and Nancy J. Serwint. 1985. Animal Style on Greek and Etruscan Vases : An Exhibition at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum. no. 27, pp. 27, 29, Burlington, Vermont: Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont.

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