Overall: 53.7 cm (21 1/8 in.)
Weight: 63.956 kg (141 lbs.)
Gift of J. H. Wade 1925.1342
This Attic grave marker is in the form of a lekythos, a type of vase commonly left as a grave offering. On it is a scene in relief with inscriptions. At the right a bearded man wearing a himation (cloak), whose name “Timophon” is inscribed, clasps hands with a woman wearing a himation and mantle with the inscribed name “Lysistrate.” Below and between them is a girl identified by an inscription as “Kleippe.” At the left is an unidentified woman, likely a nurse, holding an infant. The scene probably commemorates Lysistrate’s death in childbirth. Her newborn child apparently survived.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.