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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 420 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions:
H.: 14 1/16 in. (35.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.19
  • Description

    Woman between two youths

    The youth at the left and the woman are clasping hands, a rare subject on funerary lekythoi. Indeed, while the tenor of the scenes is solemn and still, displays of emotion are unusual.

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