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This is an ancient Greek red-figure ware juglet called a ‘lekythos’. This type of jug was used for storing oil, often for funerary use. It has a ring base, round...

Lekythos

A lekythos was a small container for oil which was used rubbed onto the skin and scraped from the body with a strigil to leave the skin clean. They are...

Lekythos

This is an ancient Greek black glazed ware squat lekythos. It has been in the museum’s collection for many years but unfortunately it was not recorded where or when it...

Lekythos

Jars like this were used in ancient Greece for storing and pouring perfumed oil, often in association with burials. This jar is decorated with two men who are dancing, and...

Lekythos

This small Greek jug was found at a cemetery area on Sicily. It is decorated with a palmette design, and was probably used for perfumed oil....

Lekythos

This small Greek jug was found at a cemetery area on Sicily. It is decorated with a palmette design, and was probably used for perfumed oil....

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This ancient Greek jug or lekythos retains traces of black slip on the surface and is heavily concreted. It has been in the museum collections for many years but unfortunately...

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This is an ancient Greek Attic red-figure ware lekythos (oil juglet with specific funerary use). It is decorated with a palmette design. Its provenance suggests it was excavated by...