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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Attributed to the manner of the Lysippides Painter
ca. 530 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-figure
H. 19 in. (48.2 cm)
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Museum Accession
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On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, departure of a warrior in a chariot.
Reverse, departure of two youths with horse.
Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and to Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters [2nd edition]. p. 115, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Mackay, Anne. 1996. "Time and Timelessness in the Traditions of Early Greek Oral Poetry and Archaic Vase-Painting." Voice into Text: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece, Mnemosyne Supplement: p. 57 n. 26, fig. 9.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. p. 134, fig. 45, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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