scene of mourning, with a figure with a bird representing the mourner and a clothed youth probably representing the deceased White ground painted with black glaze at top and bottom, covered about the middle with a thin whitewash on which is painted in red with traces of black a figure standing before a grave stone; around neck is an arabesque design in red paint and on shoulder a band of meander pattern in red underscored with two lines of yellow.

Lekythos, c. 450-430 BCE

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Details
Title
Lekythos
Artist Life
Greece (Attica)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
26.7
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scene of mourning, with a figure with a bird representing the mourner and a clothed youth probably representing the deceased White ground painted with black glaze at top and bottom, covered about the middle with a thin whitewash on which is painted in red with traces of black a figure standing before a grave stone; around neck is an arabesque design in red paint and on shoulder a band of meander pattern in red underscored with two lines of yellow.