Lekythos

Attributed to the Painter of the New York Hypnos
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 440–430 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/16in. (38.6cm)
Diameter: 4 1/8 × 2 3/8 × 2 13/16 in. (10.4 × 6.1 × 7.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.36
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Recent Classical Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(2): pp. 48–50, fig. 4.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1242, no. 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1986. Vol. 3: Atherion-Eros. "Charon I," p. 215, no. 32, pl. 170, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1990. Vol. 5: Herakles-Kenchrias. "Hermes," p. 337, no. 613, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

1992. Vol. 6: Kentauroi-Oiax Nekyia, no. 8, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Oakley, John H. 2004. Picturing Death in Classical Athens: The Evidence of the White Lekythoi. p. 109, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.