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Terracotta squat lekythos (oil flask)

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.203
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Head of a youth wearing a petasos (traveler's hat).
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 14, Gallatin pl. 24.5, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

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