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Ancient Art

Squat lekythos

Late 5th century B.C.

Clay with black slip

7.3 × 5.2 cm (2 7/8 × 2 1/16 in.) other (Diameter of foot): 4.5 cm(1 3/4 in.) Maximum diameter of mouth: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)
Anonymous gift
2013.25.4
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to be from the ancient deme of Teithras; given to the donor as a gift in Athens in the early 1960s

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.