Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Amasis Painter

Period: Archaic

Date: ca. 550–530 B.C.

Culture: Greek, Attic

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure

Dimensions: H. 6 3/4 in. (17.15 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1931

Accession Number: 31.11.10


On the shoulder, a seated woman, perhaps a goddess, is approached by four youths and eight dancing maidens
On the body, women are making woolen cloth.