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Black patterned oil jug (squat lekythos)

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Black glaze has nearly disappeared; nicks in upper rim.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 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 425 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

10.5 x 6.6 cm (4 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.182

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels