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Identification and Creation
Object Number
9.1908
Title
Lekythos (oil flask): Charioteer with Horses
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 520-480 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Attica
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293719
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Black-figure
Dimensions
19.6 × 5 cm (7 11/16 × 1 15/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Beazley Archive Database #305815
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Estate of Donald Upham and Mrs. R. U. Hunter
Object Number
9.1908
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Lekythos has a "chimney mouth, sharp shoulders and a high blunt foot", a type described by John Boardman in Athenian Black Figure Vases, 1974.

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