Oil Jar Depicting Mourners at Tomb, 5th century BCE

  • Greek

Clay

  • 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

collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Reichle

1936-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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].

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