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. A.A., mid- 1970s.
Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII. (London, 2018) p.20
Comparandum:Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York acc. no. 41.162.31