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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to Group R
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 420–400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 21 1/4 in. (54 cm); diameter 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Youth seated at tomb with youth and woman.
Said to be from Greece

Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 17, Gallatin pls. 28.1, 28a, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey. p. 153, fig. 117, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 103, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1958[1946]. Attic Red-Figured Vases: A Survey, Revised Edition, 2nd edn. p. 153, fig. 117, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1384, no. 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Miller, Margaret C. 1997. Athens and Persia in the Fifth Century B.C.: A Study in Cultural Receptivity. p. 179 n. 181, Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

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