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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Sappho Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500–490 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
6 13/16in. (17.3cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.70
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Warrior mounting chariot, Athena, and dog

Harnessing of a chariot, Athena and a dog near.
Said to be from Greece

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 507, no. 2, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lezzi-Hafter, Adrienne, Cécile Jubier-Galinier, Leslie Threatte, Jan-Matthias Müller, and Kristine Gex. 2016. Potters - Painters - Scribes : Inscriptions on Attic Vases, Rudolf Wachter, ed. pp. 69, 73, Zürich: Akanthus Verlag für Archäologie.

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