Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Brygos Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157

Girl playing aulos (double flute)

Although this depiction may be considered an excerpt from a symposium scene (drinking party), it is perfectly satisfactory in itself—partly because it is so masterfully composed. Behind the musician hangs a flute case with the receptacle for the mouthpiece.

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

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