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Genick, A. (Artist)
Hein & Mosler (Lithographer)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Pottery -- Greek

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON POTT-Gre
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX POTT-Gre
Pottery -- Greece
Pottery, Greek
Satyrs (Greek mythology)
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Vases, Greek
Lithographs -- Color
Content: Illustration 4. has two details, one showing the decoration around the mouth of the vessel, and the other giving a cross-section through the same neck and mouth. Illustration 5. gives cross-sections (top to bottom) through the mouth, handle and base of the jug. The part of the painting visible on the second pottery piece shows a satyr playing a lyre as well as part of a deer (?). A "lekythos" is a small jug, usually for holding oil.
Content: Written below images: "4. Early Corinthian lekythoi, an ointment vessel decorated with the lotus. 5. An Attic lekythoi."
Source note: From
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 25 x 42 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 817a8c00-c5bf-012f-3045-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Lekythen." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Lekythen." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Lekythen. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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