Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the manner of the Berlin Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 480 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
15 1/2in. (39.4cm)
Other: 5 3/8in. (13.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Woman playing the lyre; on shoulder, Nike.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. pp. 102–3, Gallatin pls. 58.3, 61.2, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1990. Vol. 5: Herakles-Kenchrias. Iris I, no. 23, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.