Boeotian Exaleiptron



by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art)
published on 17 May 2013

A Boeotian tripod exaleiptron (also known as a kothon), mid-6th century BCE. These vessels were used for keeping fine oils and perfumes and had an inverted lip to reduce spillage.

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