Attic Red-Figure Squat Lekythos

Unknownabout 430 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

The vessel is unevenly covered in black gloss; the side of the foot and the underside are reserved. The figured decoration is a woman dressed in a chiton holding a pyxis in her left hand and a phiale or plate in her right. To the right is a chair.


  • Title: Attic Red-Figure Squat Lekythos
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: about 430 B.C.
  • Location Created: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Lekythos
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 73.AE.137
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture and Date: Greek (Attic), about 430 B.C.
  • Culture: Greek (Attic)
  • Classification: Vessels

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