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Terracotta lekythos (oil jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 560 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Euboean
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.139
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Youth on horseback and two runners.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 87, p. 12, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1969. "Euboean Black-figure in New York." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 2: pp. 34, 38, fig. 13.

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