Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Carlsruhe Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Woman juggling

The lekythos suspended on the wall and the kalathos (wool basket) on the floor identify the setting as the women's quarters of a house. The seated lady is juggling, a pastime that is commonly depicted on lekythoi.

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

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