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Terracotta squat lekythos (oil jar)

Period:
Classical
Date:
early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.200
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Aphrodite in a chariot drawn over the sea by two Erotes.
Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. p. 15, fig. 102, New York: Plantin Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 114, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Eros, no. 805, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Zaccagnino, Cristiana. 1998. Il Thymiaterion nel Mondo Greco: analisi delle fonti, tipologia, impieghi. p. 137, Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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