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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Euboean
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Brummer, 1957
Accession Number:
57.12.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Woman between two youths

The attenuated shape and the lack of real relation between the shape and decoration indicate that this work is dependent on Attic models.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1969. "Euboean Black-figure in New York." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 2: pp. 34, 38, fig. 12.

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