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Decorations: white rays about the neck: below, a circle of white and a broader one of yellow: and on the shoulder a network of narrow white lines. Neck repaired. Painted over. ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #123 (12.1179) Squat Lekythos about 320-300 B.C. There are yellow rays on the neck; a...

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Said to be from Cumae (according to Vase-Painting in Italy, p. 201); by date unknown: Miss Helen Griggs Collection; loaned to MFA by Miss Helen Griggs; gift of Miss Helen Griggs to MFA, December 5, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Griggs

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, About 320–300 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 123.


9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World