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Artist: Dolphin Group

Black-figure Lekythos

ca. 550 B.C.

Terracotta; black-figure

17.5 × 10.2 cm (6 7/8 × 4 in.) other (Diameter of mouth): 4.6 cm(1 13/16 in.) other (Diameter of foot): 5.1 cm(2 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.14
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Euboean
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, acquired in Greece between 1945 and 1948; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 172.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 31–2, no. 21, Pl 86.4-6, fig. 15.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.