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Lekythos

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Painted black almost to base. Remains of red and white horizontal stripes.

Provenance

By date unknown: Benjamin W. Crowninshield Collection; gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield to MFA, November 3, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of B. W. Crowninshield

Greek, 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 415.

Dimensions

15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

81.160

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels