Greek Lekythos Ceramic Photos

Lekythos (pl. lekythoi) are smaller spouted vials used to store perfumes & fine oils. Those included in burials were sometimes white, painted with burial scenes.

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Greek terracotta oil flask in shape of owl from Corinth at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Pottery vase in form of duck from Eastern Greece at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Greek terracotta perfume jar in shape of Minotaur from Ionia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Ancient Greek red-figured lekythos showing battle of Greeks & Amazons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Greek terracotta oil flask in shape of owl (c630 BCE) from Corinth at Antikensammlungen. Munich, Germany.Pottery vase in form of duck (c600-580 BCE) from Eastern Greece at University of Missouri Museum of Art & Archaeology. Columbia, MO.Greek terracotta perfume jar in shape of Minotaur (580-560 BCE) from Ionia at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Ancient Greek red-figured lekythos showing battle of Greeks & Amazons (c430 BCE) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Greek terracotta red-figure oil jar with Helen of Troy & Paris from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta white-ground Lekythos from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Ceramic black-figure lekythos from Campania attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Vase in form of dolphin from Apulia, Italy at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Greek terracotta red-figure oil jar (lekythos) with Helen of Troy & Paris (c420-400 BCE) from Athens at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA.Greek terracotta white-ground Lekythos (oil jar) (410-400 BCE) from Athens at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Ceramic black-figure lekythos (330-300 BCE) from Campania attrib. to the Asteas/Pylon at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Vase in form of dolphin (c350-330 BCE) from Apulia, Italy at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Guttus in form of lobster from Apulia, Italy at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Guttus in form of shell of murex from Apulia, Italy at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta oil container in form of boar from Apulia, Southern Italy at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Guttus (Pouring Vessel) in form of lobster (c350-330 BCE) from Apulia, Italy at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Guttus (Pouring Vessel) in form of shell of murex (c350-330 BCE) from Apulia, Italy at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta oil container in form of boar (late 4th- early 3rd C BCE) from Apulia, Southern Italy at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.

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