Black patterned oil jug (squat lekythos)

Greek, East Greek
Classical Period
about 400–375 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens; Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus No. 74

Dimensions

10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

84.149

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Pattern

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated with red figure palmette; slip-decorated ceramic.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 74. 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