Terracotta lekythos (perfume flask)
- Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter
- ca. 460 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
- H. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1951
- Accession Number:
Woman and youth at a tomb
There are many aspects of these funerary representations that are not clear, such as the relationship of the two figures here. On the other hand, they illuminate many practical details concerning objects of daily life and how they were handled. Note the young woman carrying the large basket on her head.