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Black patterned oil jug (squat lekythos)

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Decorated with red figure palmette; slip-decorated ceramic.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 74. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Classical Period, about 400–375 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

84.149

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Pattern

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels