Lekythos with relief scenes of the Trojan War In relief: Greek and Trojan warriors, Ajax and Cassandra

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 400–375 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.350

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Relief

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund