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Lekythos

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Pinkish clay, decorated with vine pattern and lines and stripes in brown. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Italian (Etruria), Hellenistic Period, 300 B.C.

Dimensions

22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.91

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels