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Lekythos

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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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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1179

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels