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Object ID
2002.51.20
Object Name
Figurine
Measurements
15.2400000000 cm. H x 6.3500000000 cm. W, Item (Overall)
Material
Clay
Object Description
Small clay Lekythos vase figurine. Around the neck there are three stripes: red, black, red. At the top of the body there is one red stripe. On one side of the body there is a painted figure of a woman (possibly Aphrodite) holding a branch. Her toga is painted blue and red and her skin and the branch are black. There are two red stripes underneath her, and the base has three stripes: black, red, black.
Origin
Modern replica. A lekythos is a type of Greek pottery used for storing oil, especially olive oil. It has a narrow body and one handle attached to the neck of the vessel.
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Citation
Figurine, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11058. Accessed 04/15/21.