Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Terracotta; red-figure, white-ground | 31.7 x 31.7cm | Ca. 430–420 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Horseman and tomb

Horsemen and chariots have a long tradition in Greek funerary iconography. In this very late manifestation, the rapidity but surety of execution heightens the question of whether the scene is to be understood literally or whether t...
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