Greek Attic Lekythos


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Fine quality Greek terracotta Lekythos.

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Size: 12,5 cm

Condition: Intact

Material: terracotta

Period: c. 450 B.C.

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  • A lekythos (plural lekythoi) is a type of ancient Greek vessel used for storing oil (Greek λήκυθος), especially olive oil. It has a narrow body and one handle attached to the neck of the vessel, and is thus a narrow type of jug, with no pouring lip