Greek Lekythos Vessel

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Greece, second half 5th century BCE
Terracotta
6 1/4" in height; 3" diameter
Gift of Harvey and Deborah Breverman, 2013.HB.110

A Greek Lekythos vase such as this would have been used to hold oil at a bath or gymnasium, or in a funerary setting. These vases typically featured either red-figure or black-figure designs.


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Close up of the left side of the vessel

Close up of the right side of the vessel