Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)
Attributed to the Painter of New York 23.160.41
Woman and youth at a tomb
One of the objects carried by the woman is a plemochoe, a container for perfumed oil. Ceramic examples of the shape are most common in Athens during the late sixth and early fifth centuries B.C. Very fine examples also would have been made of marble.
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