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Flask
Date Made/Found: 425-350 BC
Material and Medium: Ceramic
Dimensions: Height 135mm; diameter 80mm
Place Object Found: Cyprus
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: J97.111
This is a lekythos (oil flask) found in Cyprus. It was an import from Attica in Greece.

As part of funerary rituals, people anointed the dead body with oil. Oil flasks were often placed in tombs.
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