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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Painter of Berlin 2464
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 420–410 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions:
H.: 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.136
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Youth and woman, each holding basket with fillets, bringing offerings to a tomb.
Said to be from Attica

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1244, middle, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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