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Lekythos

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Light red, partly glazed with black; black thin lined ornament on shoulder. Much incrusted and defaced. Handle missing; rim nicked.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

11.1 x 4.8 cm (4 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.150

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels