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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Attributed to the Sappho Painter Period: Archaic Date: ca. 500 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground  Dimensions: H. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm) | Helios (the Sun) rises in his quadriga (4-horse chariot); above, Nyx (Night) driving away to the left and Eos (the goddess of dawn) to the right; Herakles offering sacrifice at altar. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Attributed to the Sappho Painter Period: Archaic Date: ca. 500 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground Dimensions: H. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm) | Helios (the Sun) rises in his quadriga (4-horse chariot); above, Nyx (Night) driving away to the left and Eos (the goddess of dawn) to the right; Herakles offering sacrifice at altar. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lekythos Attributed to the Athena Painter Period: Classical Date: ca. 480 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground

Lekythos Attributed to the Athena Painter Period: Classical Date: ca. 480 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground

Heracles’ second Labor: The Lernean Hydra II | Attic white ground black-figured lekythos Made in Athens Attributed to “The Diosphos Painter" and “The Diosphos Potter” About 500-450 BC Paris, Musée du Louvre

Heracles’ second Labor: The Lernean Hydra II | Attic white ground black-figured lekythos Made in Athens Attributed to “The Diosphos Painter" and “The Diosphos Potter” About 500-450 BC Paris, Musée du Louvre

Attributed to the Vouni Painter | Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) | Greek, Attic | Classical | The Met

Attributed to the Vouni Painter | Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) | Greek, Attic | Classical | The Met

White ground oil flask (lekythos) depicting a grave monument for... about 450–440 B.C.  Painter Thanatos Painter  Greek Athletes | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

White ground oil flask (lekythos) depicting a grave monument for... about 450–440 B.C. Painter Thanatos Painter Greek Athletes | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

RISD Museum: Attributed to Inscription painter, Greek; attic, ca. 475-450 BC. Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave, 470-450 BCE. Terracotta, white-ground. Height: 35 cm (13 3/4 inches). Anonymous gift 69.142.1

RISD Museum: Attributed to Inscription painter, Greek; attic, ca. 475-450 BC. Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave, 470-450 BCE. Terracotta, white-ground. Height: 35 cm (13 3/4 inches). Anonymous gift 69.142.1

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Attributed to the Sappho Painter Period: Archaic Date: ca. 500 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground  Dimensions: H. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm) | Helios (the Sun) rises in his quadriga (4-horse chariot); above, Nyx (Night) driving away to the left and Eos (the goddess of dawn) to the right; Herakles offering sacrifice at altar. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Attributed to the Sappho Painter Period: Archaic Date: ca. 500 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; black-figure, white-ground Dimensions: H. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); diameter 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm) | Helios (the Sun) rises in his quadriga (4-horse chariot); above, Nyx (Night) driving away to the left and Eos (the goddess of dawn) to the right; Herakles offering sacrifice at altar. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Attributed to the Icarus Painter Period: Classical Date: 2nd quarter of 5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground Woman seated before kalathos (wool basket) The painter here has carefully rendered the wool filling the kalathos. A mirror hangs above.

Terracotta lekythos (oil flask) Attributed to the Icarus Painter Period: Classical Date: 2nd quarter of 5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground Woman seated before kalathos (wool basket) The painter here has carefully rendered the wool filling the kalathos. A mirror hangs above.

Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 500 B.C.; black-figure on white ground  Attributed to the Sappho Painter  Greek, Attic  Terracotta

Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 500 B.C.; black-figure on white ground Attributed to the Sappho Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta

Domestic Scene. A woman in a long sleeved chiton, with himation around her legs, earrings, bracelets, hair looped up, with rows of curls over forehead, seated on a diphros to right, holding up with both hands a hoop, which she grasps with thumb and finger of the left hand above and of right below. On right hangs from the upper border a saccos; on left, from an oblong object, an alabastron with cords; behind her, a large basket. In the field near the head, ΚAΛE. Late stage of severe style…

Domestic Scene. A woman in a long sleeved chiton, with himation around her legs, earrings, bracelets, hair looped up, with rows of curls over forehead, seated on a diphros to right, holding up with both hands a hoop, which she grasps with thumb and finger of the left hand above and of right below. On right hangs from the upper border a saccos; on left, from an oblong object, an alabastron with cords; behind her, a large basket. In the field near the head, ΚAΛE. Late stage of severe style…

KHARON & HERMES PSYCHOPOMPOS  Museum Collection: Metropolitan Ware: Attic Red Figure (White-Ground)Shape: LekythosPainter: Attributed to the Sabouroff PainterPeriod: Classical  Detail of Kharon figure. In the full vase Hermes psychopompos (guide of the dead) leads the shade of a youth to the skiff of Kharon. The ferryman stands leaning on his pole.

KHARON & HERMES PSYCHOPOMPOS Museum Collection: Metropolitan Ware: Attic Red Figure (White-Ground) Shape: Lekythos Painter: Attributed to the Sabouroff Painter Period: Classical Detail of Kharon figure. In the full vase Hermes psychopompos (guide of the dead) leads the shade of a youth to the skiff of Kharon. The ferryman stands leaning on his pole.