Originals of these miniature vases date to around the late sixth and early fifth centuries BC, are to be found in the grave hoards from the ancient Kerameikos in Athens. They are thought to have been used as votive offerings and toys for children.

This mini lekythos shows a seated musician playing the lyre, the instrument of Homer, Apollo, and Orpheus.

dimensions etc Height: 10cm
material Terracotta. Hand finished, so the colour may vary slightly from piece to piece. Decorative only. Not for use.
country of origin Made in Greece.

mini white-ground lekythos: musician with lyre

  • Code: VO-135
  • Status: In Stock
  • £20.00

  • excl tax: £16.67

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Tags: miniature, white ground, lekythos, music, lyre, musician