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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Emporion Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
1st quarter of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/16in. (18cm) Diameter: 2 3/16 × 1 5/16 × 1 11/16 in. (5.5 × 3.3 × 4.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.66
Not on view
Sphinx seizing youth.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 92, Gallatin pl. 43.6, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 585, no. 15, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Moret, J.-M. 1984. Œdipe, la Sphinx et les thébains: essai de mythologie iconographique, Bibliotheca Helvetica Romana 23, 2 vols. no. 22, p. 19, pl. 13, Rome: Institut suisse de Rome.

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