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Lekythos

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Palmettes in black and purple on upper part of body; below, black glaze.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: The following objects [MFA 03.805-03.833, 03.836-03.837, 03.906] were found in one cemetery in Campania.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.813

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels