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Oil flask (lekythos)

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A woman, standing, arranges her hair, holding a mirror in her left hand. A plemochoe on the ground before her.


By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome, but said by the vendor to be from Sicily (Syracuse.)); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 084.


Height: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World