'Plastic' lekythos in the form of a woman's head - ROM2018_16897_23

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'Plastic' lekythos in the form of a woman's head

Medium:Mould-made and wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in Sicily, Italy, or possibly Campania, South Italy; findspot unknown
Date: about 325-300 BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
15 x 8.3 x 6.6 cm
Object number: 920X55.26
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis lekythos (flask) is in the form of a woman's head. The body of the vase, shaped as a woman's head, was made in a two part mould, while the spout and base of the vase were wheel-made.
Collection:
Greek World
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