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Terracotta squat lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Group of New York 28.57.10
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 340–320 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.57.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Woman with attendant, youths, and Erotes

The scene has been interpreted as depicting a bride seated between the groom and the servant with a parasol, as Erotes hover above.
Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1986. Vol. 3: Atherion-Eros. "Eros," pp. 906, 918, nos. 643a, 808a, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Söldner, Magdalene. 1993. "Statuenbasen?." Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 108: p. 318 n. 409.

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