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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Diosphos Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 7 11/32 in. (18.8 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.300
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Depicted on the vase, between two women, is Theseus slaying the Minotaur.
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