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Artist: Phanyllis Group B, Group of the Arming Lekythoi

Black-figure Lekythos

540–520 B.C.

Terracotta, black-figure

24.8 x 13 cm (9 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.) diameter of foot: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.) diameter of mouth: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.16
Culture: 
Greek, Attic or Euboean
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
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), 29–30, no. 19, Pls 85, 97.5, fig. 16.

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.