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Terracotta lekanis (dish)

Attributed to the Stuttgart Group
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
late 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); diameter 22 13/16 in. (58 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.11.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Interior, Eos in her chariot; below, Eros, a woman and swan.
From a tomb near Canosa, Italy (Mayer 1898, p. 216-217)

1895, excavated in a tomb near Canosa, on the property of Savino Scocchera; until 1901, collection of Henri de Morgan; 1901, sold at the auction of the collection of Henri de Morgan at the American Art Galleries, New York; [until 1969, with Thomas H. Watkins II, Michigan]; acquired in 1969, purchased from Thomas H. Watkins II.
Mayer, Maximilian. 1898. "Notizie degli scavi, Gennario 1898." Notizie degli scavi di antichità, : pp. 216-218.

Naue, Julius. 1898. "Grabfund von Canosa in Apulien." Prähistorische Blätter, 10: no. 4.

American Art Galleries. March 12-13, 1901. Greek Art: Fine Iridescent Glass, Greek Vases, Terracotta Figurines and Groups. The Collection of Henry de Morgan. lot 199, p. 43.

Jacobsthal, Paul. 1944. Early Celtic Art. p. 150, pl. 259, fig. D, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. The Reconstruction of Two Apulian Tomb Groups, Beiheft zur Halbjahresschrift Antike Kunst, Vol. 5. pp. 6 n. 12 bis, 12-13, pl. 8.2, Bern: A. Francke.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1975. "Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 127.

Smith, H.R.W. 1976. Funerary Symbolism in Apulian Vase-Painting. pp. 259-264, 272, Berkeley: University of California Press.

Schneider-Herrmann, Gisela. 1977. Apulian Red-Figured Paterae with Flat or Knobbed Handles, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement, Vol. 34. no. 163, pp. 101-2, London: Institute Of Classical Studies.

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.

Trendall, Arthur Dale and Alexander Cambitoglou. 1982. The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia. Late Apulia., Vol. 2. no. 217, p. 979, pl. 384, 1, Oxford: Clarendon 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. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Eos, no. 11; Eros, no. 923a, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Schauenburg, Konrad. 1986. "Herakles in Neapel." Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Römische Abteilung, 93: p. 152, pl. 48.2.

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