Black-figure Lekythos Artist: Phanyllis Group B, Group of the Arming Lekythoi (active ca. 575–500 B.C.)


Terracotta, black-figure


9 3/4 × 5 1/8 in. (24.8 × 13 cm)
diameter of foot: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
diameter of mouth: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)

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Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman II, B.A. 1935

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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.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 29–30, no. 19, Pls 85, 97.5, fig. 16.
  • "Acquisitions and Gifts 1993," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 172.
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