Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Nikon Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156

Obverse, Apollo with kithara (lyre) and palm tree

Leto was said to have given birth to Apollo beneath a date palm on the Cycladic island of Delos, the site of one of his most important sanctuaries.

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

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