Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Painter of Vatican G.49

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154

Hoplites and archer in an ambush

The row of warriors keeping low to the ground suggests that the situation is an ambush.

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask), Attributed to the Painter of Vatican G.49, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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