Attic red-figure pottery lekythos depicting a mythological scene

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Details

  • Title

    Attic red-figure pottery lekythos depicting a mythological scene

  • Associated place

    Attica (place of creation)
  • Date

    470 BC - 450 BC
  • Material and technique

    pottery, with painted decoration

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    41.6 cm (height)
    rim 8 cm (diameter)
    foot 9 cm (diameter)
    15.9 cm (width)
    1.8 cm (rim thickness)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1890.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 16 | The Greek World
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1890.26

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Further reading

Gardner, P., Evans, A., Catalogue of the Greek Vases in the Ashmolean Museum, Museum Oxoniense, 1 (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1893), no. 322 on p. 32, Lekythos, pl.18

Beazley, John, D., Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Great Britain 3, Oxford 1 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927), nos 1-2 on p. 28, Lekythos, nos 1-2 on pl. 37

Beazley, John, Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963), no. 1 on p. 627

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