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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Icarus Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd quarter of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/16 in. (13.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Frank Knox, 1953
Accession Number:
53.192.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Woman seated before kalathos (wool basket)

The painter here has carefully rendered the wool filling the kalathos. A mirror hangs above.
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