AN ETRUSCO CORINTHIAN POTTERY ARYBALLOS IN THE FORM OF A HARE

Associated with virility and agility, the hare was a traditional gift offered by a youth (ἐρώμενος) to his older male lover (ἐραστής).

 

Ca. 600–550 BC

17.3 x 4.5 cm (6 3⁄4 x 1 3⁄4 inches)

Ex: Private American collection, Mr. R.W., 1960s.

 

 

(#et5456pt)

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (London, 2018) p.20

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Metropolitan Museum of Art  acc. no. 41.162.31

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