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Terracotta lekythos (perfume flask)

Attributed to near the Sappho Painter
Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/16 in. (20.4 cm); diameter 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.138
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Harnessing of a chariot.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 92, Gallatin pl. 43.4a–b, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1956. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. p. 708, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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