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Attic Black Figure Lekythos ( Athens c. 520-510 BC )

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Attic black-figure terracotta lekythos with the a scene of a “Hoplite leaving Home” showing mother or wife presented shield to the warrior reminiscent of the Sparta promise to “Either return with the shield or on it “

Intact, good condition with chipping in back that does not distract from the art work.

Height 16.5 cm

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