12 June 2002
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS
Circa Mid 5th Century B.C.
With a woman holding a phiale in her extended right hand, wearing a chiton and himation, her hair bound in a sakkos, on a reserved groundline, a band of key above, tongues and rays on the shoulders
9¾ in. (24.8 cm) high
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