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Squat Lekythos with Youth Wearing a Hat
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Squat Lekythos with Youth Wearing a Hat


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Description This red-figure squat lekythos depicts a youth. The head and neck of the youth wearing a petasos is in profile to the right with florals in front and back of his head. Depictions of busts were very popular on squat lekythoi during the second half of the 5th century BC.
Provenance Dr. Lucille Liberles [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mrs. Peggy Bohanan [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, October 1980, by gift.
Credit Gift of Peggy Bohanan in memory of Lucille Liberles, 1980

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Period
late 5th century BC (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2447
Measurements
3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.6 x 6.4 cm) (h. x max. diam.); at foot: 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm) (diam.)
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Not On View

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