Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Providence Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156

Nike carrying prize hydria
Inscribed "Hippon is fair"

Athenian civic life was filled with contests–athletic, musical, and theatrical. It is no wonder, therefore, that Nike, the personification of victory, hovers on many vases.

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask), Attributed to the Providence Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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