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Lekythos

Attributed to the Painter of Cambridge 3.17

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd quarter of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Height: 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm) Diameter: 2 1/4 × 1 5/16 × 1 9/16 in. (5.8 × 3.4 × 4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel G. Ward, 1875
Accession Number:
75.2.1
  • Provenance

    Said to have been excavated in the vicinity of Athens (Wright 1886, p. 396-7).

    Before 1874, excavated in the vicinity of Athens; briefly, with Professor Athanasios Sergiou Rhousopoulos, Athens; by 1874, purchased by Samuel G. Ward from Prof. A.S. Rhousopoulos, Athens; acquired in 1875, gift of Samuel G. Ward.

  • References

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 70.

    Klein, Anita Elizabeth. 1932. Child Life in Greek Art. New York: Columbia University Press, p. 41, note 450.

    Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd edn. Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 1242, no. 3 top.

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