Lekythos

Greek
Archaic Period
late 6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.470

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three warriors with spears and shields in upper half of body. Lower half, base, lip (inside and outside) and handle black. Dentils around neck.

Provenance

By date unknown: Herbert A. Cahn Collection (according to a letter from the donor this vase was found in same tomb in Sicily as 65.463-464, 65.2676-2678); gift of Herbert A. Cahn to MFA, April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert A. Cahn