Oil flask (lekythos) with the hunter Kephalos and his dog
Early Classical Period
about 470 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 097.
Height: 39.2 cm (15 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Young hunter, standing in front view, right leg in profile to left, face profile to right, wearing tunic, gaiters, chlamys and broad-brimmed petasos, sword in scabbard, holds spear in left. Before him a dog to right. Grafitto under the foot of the vase.
By 1912: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Gela, said to have been found in the same grave with [13.199].); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912