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Terracotta squat lekythos (oil flask)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian, Teano
Medium:
Terracotta; applied color
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.46n
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with ivy vine.
Said to have been found in a tomb at Teano

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 130, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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