Greek and Roman

Red-Figure Pelike

Terracotta , H 14 ½

Red-Figure Pelike

Greek, Athens, ca. 450 B.C.

The Spreckels Painter of this lovely pelike was named after the founder of the Legion of Honor, Alma de Bretteville Spreckels. The main scene shows Leto standing behind the twin deities, her children by Zeus, Apollo (with a kithara) and Artemis (pouring wine into her brother's drinking cup).

Gift of the Queen of Greece through Alma de Bretteville Spreckels


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Aryballos in the Shape of a Hippalektryon

Aryballos in the Shape of a Hippalektryon

Black-Figure Amphora

Cycladic Figure

Cycladic Figure

Cycladic Figure


Figurine of a Dancing Woman

Loop-Handled Cosmetic Tube

Perfume Vessel in the Shape of a Hippalektryon (Horse-Rooster)

Red-Figure Hydria

Red-Figure Pelike

Red-Figure Volute Krater

Season Sarcophagus

Statue of Asklepios

Statuette of a Reclining Banqueter

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