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Shoulder Lekythos with Woman and Floral Spray
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Shoulder Lekythos with Woman and Floral Spray


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This shoulder lekythos depicts a woman to the right, looking around. In her left hand she holds a spring with a bud, while extending her right arm back, her fingers spread. She wears a chiton, mantle, sakkos, and earring.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] To the left of the woman, running between her head and right hand: KOPE
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
ca. 470 BC (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.255
Measurements
at shoulder: 7 9/16 x 2 7/8 in. (19.2 x 7.3 cm) (h. x diam.); at mouth: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (diam.); at foot: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm) (diam.)
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