Lekythos

Italian (Etruria)
Hellenistic Period
300 B.C.


Dimensions

22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.91

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pinkish clay, decorated with vine pattern and lines and stripes in brown. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription