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Lekythos Depicting a Mounted Amazon
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Lekythos Depicting a Mounted Amazon


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Description This white-ground shoulder lekythos depicts a mounted Amazon dressed in a chitoniskos to the right. She holds a spear diagonally in her right hand; a bow and quiver hang on her back.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
ca. 470-460 BC (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.231
Measurements
9 3/4 x 2 13/16 in. (24.8 x 7.1 cm) (h. x max. diam.); at mouth: 2 in. (5.1 cm) (diam.); at foot: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm) (diam.)
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