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

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Sappho Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.35
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154
Athena fighting giant
Said to be from Attica

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Chase, George H. and Mary Z. Pease. 1942. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. United States of America 8. Fogg Museum and Gallatin Collections 1. p. 45 n. 2, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Vian, Francis. 1951. Répertoire des Gigantomachies Figurées dans l'Art Grec et Romain. p. 218 n. 144, pl. XXVII, no. 139, Paris: C. Klincksieck.

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Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. pp. 507, 702, no. 3, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1988. Vol. 4: Eros-Herakles. "Gigantes," p. 218, no. 144, pl. 122, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Jurriaans-Helle, Geralda. 2009. "A Giant in the Allard Pierson Museum." Shapes and Images. Studies on Attic Black Figure and Related Topics in Honour of Herman A.G. Brijder, Eric M. Moormann and Vladimir V. Stissi, eds. no. B 24, p. 125, Leuven: Peeters.