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Black-Figure Lekythos
Black-Figure Lekythos
Artist:
Date:
early 5th century BC
Location:
Legion of Honor
Terrace Hallway East
Century:
Media:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
7 x 2 1/4 (17.8 x 5.7 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Greek
Accession Number:
1924.2
Acquisition Date:
1924-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of the Queen of Greece through Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

depicting Herakles and the Hydra

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