Exhibitions/ Art Object

Terracotta lid of the lebes gamikos 96.9.20 (jar associated with weddings)

Attributed to the Xenon Group
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; applied color
Dimensions:
H. 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the shoulder, tendril in added color.
Said to be from Vulci

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