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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of F. W. Rhinelander, 1898
Accession Number:
98.8.3
Not on view
Herakles fighting Kyknos; on the shoulder, Herakles and the Lion
Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1992. Kentauroi-Oiax, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 6. Kyknos I, no. 26, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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