Oil flask (lekythos)

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Dimensions

7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.306

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay pale red. Rounded body, cut off for foot, slender neck, bell mouth, strap handle. Wide vertical depressions divide the body into bands. Solid black, no painted decoration.

Provenance

From Paestum.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson