lid, exterior Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.18.13
People
The Leagros Group, Greek (active 530-520 BCE)
Title
Fragment of Black-figure Lekanis Lid: Warriors, forearms of charioteer and pair of horses
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
c. 520 BCE-510 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Athens (Attica)
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287933
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
greatest dimen.: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)
Provenance
Dr. J. Robert Guy, Oxford England (?-1994) sold; to Peter Sharrar, New York (1994-1995), sold: to Harvard University Art Museums.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Beazley Archive Database #21897
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Jonathan H. Kagan, Mr. and Mrs. Evangelos Karvounis, Ian M. Watson McLaughlin, Nicholas S. Zoullas and the Florence Gould Foundation, and the Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing, Director's Discretionary and Marian H. Phinney Funds
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.18.13
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Fight, quadriga to left, upper parts of three horses, white reins of fourth horse on far left, two warriors attacking to left, chariot box with arms of charioteer holding reins, rays above. Leagran, towards Euphiletos Painter.
Publication History

Aaron J. Paul, "Fragments of Antiquity: Drawing Upon Greek Vases", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin (Spring 1997), vol. V, no. 2, pp. 7-87, pp.23-24; p.48, no. 10

[Reproduction only], Persephone, Classical Club of Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, Summer 1997 - Fall 1997)., cover; p. 21

Exhibition History

Fragments of Antiquity: Drawing Upon Greek Vases, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/15/1997 - 12/28/1997

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