Terracotta lekanis (dish)

Attributed to the Menzies Group

Period: Late Classical

Date: ca. 330–320 B.C.

Culture: Greek, South Italian, Apulian

Medium: Terracotta; red-figure

Dimensions: H. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Purchase by subscription, 1896

Accession Number: 96.18.55

Description

Interior, seated Eros holding a mirror. The rondel is surrounded by a vine wreath. Exterior, A, seated Eros with a mirror approached by a running women holding a rosette chain and a wreath. B: woman seated on a rock holding a wreath and a phiale (libation bowl).

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