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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Brygos Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 490–480 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm) diameter 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Athena holding spear and helmet, owl at left
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1910. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1909. III. Vases and Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5(6): pp. 142, 145, fig. 4.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. pp. 79-80, fig. 61, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 73, 214, pl. 54i, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958[1946]. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. pp. 79-80, fig. 61, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 383, no. 204, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1984. Vol. 2: Aphrodisias-Athena. Athena, no. 196, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Kreuzer, Bettina. 2010. "»...ἐν Ἀθήναις δὲ γλαῦκας...« Eulen in der Bilderwelt Athens." Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes in Wien, 79: p. 128, fig. 4.

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