Lekythos with relief scenes of the Trojan War In relief: Greek and Trojan warriors, Ajax and Cassandra
Late Classical Period
about 400–375 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Decoration in relief. Greeks and Trojans in combat. Aias seizes Kassandra clinging to image of Athena. A Trojan lifting a fallen youth. Two other figures in violent fight. The figures at the right are badly damaged. Traces of color in relief. Considerably restored.
By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London: said from Eretria); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund