Oil Jar Depicting Mourners at Tomb, 5th century BCE

  • Greek

Clay

  • Framed: Overall: 8 1/4 × 2 5/8 inches (21 × 6.7 cm) Overall (diam. of foot): 2 inches (5.1 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Reichle

36.106

On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Bell-shaped
  • Palmettes
  • White-ground
  • Attic
  • Clay
  • Glaze
  • Figures (representations)
  • Stele
  • Woman
  • Cylindrical
  • Meander (pattern)
  • Jar
  • Lekythos
  • Mantle
  • Boy
  • Fillet (tool)
  • Athens
  • Attica

Provenance

collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Reichle; 1936-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, p. 61, cat. 81, (fig. 111-112) [attributed to the Sabouroff Painter].

Rights Status

Greek, Oil Jar Depicting Mourners at Tomb, 5th century BCE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Reichle, 36.106.