Red-figure squat lekythos


Ceramic. Red-figure.


3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)

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Gift of Stanley D. Josephson

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Early Hellenistic


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Estate of a Yale Professor; Joseph Parry Auction, 1963; Stanley D. Josephson, acquired from the above, 1963; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1977.
  • Arthur Dale Trendall, Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989),
  • Arthur Dale Trendall and Alexander Cambitoglou, First Supplement to the Red-Figured Vases of Apulia (London: Oxford University Press, 1983), 22 (comp.cit.), pl. 2.5 no. 95b, pl. 23.8
  • Margaret Ellen Mayo and Kenneth Hamma, The Art of South Italy: Vases from Magna Graecia (Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1982), 197–224 (comp. cit.), 247 (comp.cit.), no. 116
  • "Acquisitions 1977," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 1 (Fall 1978), 75
  • Sir John Davidson Beazley, Etruscan Vase Painting, 1st (Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 1947), 123–28, pl.33, no. 5, pl.29
  • Sir John Davidson Beazley, "Charions," Journal of Hellenic Studies 49 (1929), 38–78, for other head vases
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