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Fragment of oil flask (lekythos)

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The fragment includes about half the circumference of the upper part of the body of the vessel. The scene depicts a youth near a funerary stele. At left the top of a stele; at right of this, and partly covering it, the head of a youth, profile to right. His left hand is preserved, holding a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Robinson Collection; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, 1894

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek, Classical Period, about 440 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

94.216

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Ground

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels