Lekythos: Courting Scene



Lekythos: Courting Scene


ca. 470 BC


Greek, Attic


14 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (36.5 x 11.7 cm)

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Gift of Michael C. and Thalia Carlos on behalf of the Michael C. Carlos Museum Staff in honor of Anthony G. Hirschel


MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, September 2004 - April 28, 2014|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, July 2014 - Present
MCCM Newsletter, March - May 2002.|
Jasper Gaunt, "New Galleries of Greek & Roman Art at Emory University: The Michael C. Carlos Museum," Minerva 16 (January/February 2005), 13-17.|
Louise Pratt, Eros at the Banquet: Reviewing Greek with Plato's Symposium (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2011), 76-78.


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