Image Archive - Vases

An Athenian white-ground lekythos found in Gela in Sicily showing two women, one seated playing a kithara, another holding a lyre, sash, mirror and oinochoe. Attributed by J. D. Beazley to the Achilles painter. Around 440 BC. The painter has placed an inscription praising the beauty of an otherwise unknown Alkimedes above the picture:

Αλκιμεδες
κ αλος
Αισχυλιδο

'Alkimedes the fair, son of Aischylides'

LGPN II Αλκιμηδης (1); Αισχυλιδης (4)

Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1889.1016. Image and information provided by the Beazley Archive, a Research Unit of the faculty of Classics.


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