Oil flask (lekythos) with Zeus pursuing a female figure
about 450–440 B.C.
the Achilles Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 048.
Height: 41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Zeus pursuing female figure with diadem. (Aegina?) Badly weathered on back. A crack on lower part of front.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Castel Vetrano. The vases there sold are nearly all from Selinus.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren; probably from Selinus. December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund