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Black figure oil bottle (lekythos)

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Three palmettes, stripes and bands.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Classical Period, about 460 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.154

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels