Attic Red-Figure Owl Lekythos

Attic Red-Figure Owl Lekythos

An ancient Attic Greek red-figure lekythos depicting a forward facing owl between two olive branches.

Athens, Attica.
Ca. 460 - 440 BC.
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm).

The lekythos was used to hold olive oil in antiquity and was often left as a grave offering.

Formerly in a New York private collection.

Inv#: 7897

$6,000



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