Vase or lekythos

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Vase or lekythos


A vase or lekythos with a round base, a tall body which is wide at the shoulder and narrower at the base, a tall neck and a deep rim splaying outward. The vase has a tall strap handle ending at the shoulder. The body has geometric decoration, with leaves and grapes on a white background. This vessel would have contained oil and was a grave offering.

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