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Lekythos fragment

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Lekythos fragment. Red clay, slight glaze, top and bottom broken, 2 handles. Fragment of toy-like vase apparently offered in shrine as votive gift - see Second Assos report for this and others.

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

5.4cm (2 1/8in.) handle: 5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.193

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels