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Terracotta squat lekythos (oil jar)

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.149
  • Description

    Aphrodite and Eros flanking an incense burner

  • References

    von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. New York: Walter Cummings Baker, no. 96, p. 12.

    von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 241, p. 61, pl. 92.

    Sparkes, Brian and Lucy Talcott. 1970. Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th and 4th Centuries B.C. Part 1: Text, The Athenian Agora: Results of Excavations Conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Vol. 12. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, p. 306, fig. 993.

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