Squat Lekythos (Oil Jug)

Squat Lekythos (Oil Jug)

400-375 BC

Red-figure terracotta

Overall: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1926.553

Description

Miniature vessels were probably made strictly as tomb offerings. At this later period of red-figure, artists applied quite a bit of additional pigment, here white, brown and blue.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Greek
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic

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