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Terracotta lekythos (oil jar)

Attributed to the Bowdoin Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 480–470 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.90
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Woman seated with wool at wool-basket, Eros flying toward her; near her a quail.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. p. 75, fig. 56, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 74, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958[1946]. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. p. 75, fig. 56, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 682, no. 102, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1986. Vol. 3: Atherion-Eros. "Eros," p. 906, no. 650b, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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