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Lekythos

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Object Number:MS434A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Cyprus (uncertain)
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 450-425 BC
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -425
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Eros
Basket
Greek Inscription
Height: 15.2 cm
Outside Diameter:5.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, Esq., 1890
Other Number:5689 - Old Museum Number

Description

At left, Eros kneels on one knee, wings outstretched, extending hands upward touching a rectangular basket carried by a woman advancing from right. Diagonally across her is incised: A fillet hangs behind her on upper wall. Maeander and checkerboard border above. Handle missing, except points of attachment.

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