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1. Apulian jug ; 5. Archaic Lekythoi, early Attic ; 2. Attic jug.

Image ID: 1624714

1. Apulian jug ; 5. Archaic Lekythoi, early Attic ; 2. Attic jug. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  1. Apulian jug ; 5. Archaic Lekythoi, early Attic ; 2. Attic jug.

Published Date

: 1883

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 28.5 x 43 cm.


: Apulia is a region in southern Italy. In ancient times, it was heavily influenced by contact with Greek colonists and traders before being conquered by the Romans. A "lekythos" (plural "lekythoi") was a vessel used for storing oil. It had a narrow neck with a vertical handle attached. Note 2.) Three vessels are illustrated. A detail of the faces on the jug at far left appears to its right. Above the lekythos are details of its handle (above) and "flower petal" painted design on its uppermost surface (below). The detail to the right of the rightmost jug shows a view from above, looking down on its handle (cross-sectioned) and spout.

Original Source

: From Griechische Keramik. Ausgewählt und aufgenommen von A. Genick. Mit Beschreibung von Adolf Furtwängler. (Berlin Wasmuth 1883) Furtwängler, Adolf (1853-1907), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Pottery -- Greek

Source Description

: 2 folders (37 pictures); 1 oversize folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624714

Record ID

: 1763283

Digital Item Published

: 8-5-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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