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A6494-48 Lekythos, miniature, earthenware, Eastern Mediterranean, date unknown. Click to enlarge.

Earthenware lekythos

Made
Lekythos, miniature, earthenware, Eastern Mediterranean, date unknown

The lekythos is made of red terracotta and has a pale yellow slip.

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Summary

Object No.

A6494-48

Object Statement

Lekythos, miniature, earthenware, Eastern Mediterranean, date unknown

Physical Description

Lekythos, miniature, earthenware, Eastern Mediterranean, date unknown

The lekythos is made of red terracotta and has a pale yellow slip.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

80 mm

Width

40 mm

Production

Notes

According to Karen Sowada the clay appears to be Egyptian marle, Late Period. (P.F. Donnelly 3.9.2002)

History

Notes

This is part of a large collection of antiquities, including Egyptian faience figures, bronze figurines, scarabs and earthenware objects. They originate from Egypt, Italy, India and the Middle East.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Earthenware lekythos 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 October 2021, <https://ma.as/186528>

Wikipedia

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