Oil flask (lekythos) with woman beautifying herself

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
the Tithonos Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 084.

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 12 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.340

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A woman, standing, arranges her hair, holding a mirror in her left hand. A plemochoe on the ground before her.

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome, but said by the vendor to be from Sicily (Syracuse.)); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund