Attributed to the Reed Painter

Attic

White-ground Lekythos With Mourners at a Tomb

late 420 B.C.E.

Ceramic

Gift of Costas Lemonopoulos in honor of Barbara Shipley Hoover

1993.34

The lekythos, or flask with a cylindrical body and narrow neck, served as a container for perfumed oil and was a common grave offering during the classical era.

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