Black patterned oil jug (squat lekythos)

Greek, East Greek
Classical Period
about 425 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis; Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

10.5 x 6.6 cm (4 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.182

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black glaze has nearly disappeared; nicks in upper rim.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 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