Ancient Art

Black-glazed lekythos

4th century B.C.

Terracotta with black glaze and traces of red paint

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.386
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 1, p. 299, no. 2; vol. 2, p. 616, no. 12, pl. 441; vol. 3, p. 668, no. 1, pl. 531; vol. 4, p. 70, no. 1; vol. 5, p. 625, no. 19, pl. 424; vol. 7, p. 156, no. 1, pl. 98.

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