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A South Italian undecorated squat lekythos
4th century BC
Museum number: BR12
On display: Breakfast Room - central octagonal roof light
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A lekythos is a Greek pottery vessel 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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