Squat red-figure lekythos - ROM2010_11485_84


Squat red-figure lekythos

Medium:Slip painted earthenware
Geography: Etruria, Italy
Date: c. 325-300 BC
Period: Etruscan
17.5 x 11.7 cm
Object number: 923.13.72
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
Not on view
DescriptionThe flood of red-figure pottery and the immigration of vase painters first from Athens and then from Southern Italy led to a blossoming of Etruscan wares. Local styles of Etruscan red-figure pottery began around 480 BC and continued until about the early 3rd century BC.
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