Oil bottle, Roman, from Italy, 375-325 BC.

Oil bottle, Italy, 375-325 BC.
Lekythos oil bottle, handle now detached, decorated in the Apulian style. Roman, from Italy, 375-325BC. Apulia, a region of southern Italy, gave its name to the distinct style of decoration seen on this bottle. Lekythoi were Ancient Greek one-handled, vessels with slender narrow necks. They were used for carrying oil and unguents
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
375-325BC
Inventory number :
A635511