Lekythos fragment

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

RES.84.193

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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