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Black-figure pattern lekythos

ca. 475–425 B.C.

Orange buff ware, black -figure decoration

Preserved H.: 5 1/2 in. (13.9 cm)
H. to shoulder: 4 in. (10.1 cm)
Diam.: 2 in. (5.2 cm)
Diam. of foot: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm)
The Whiting Palestinian Collection
1912.305a-b
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to have come from near Aleppo; acquired in Palestine for Yale University by John David Whiting at the American Colony Store, Jerusalem, during or prior to 1912

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 49, no. 37, pl. 97.3-4, fig. 32.

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.