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East Greek Painted Pottery Lydion, C. 6th Century BC

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A distinctive Eastern Greek Lydion. Vessels of this distinctive type originate from the Greek colony of Sardis in Asia Minor and were used to package and export a highly valued ferfume called Baccaris for which Sardis was well-known.

Eastern Greek, Sardis, C. 6th Century BC.

Size: 10.7cm H.

Condition: Some restoration to the rim, otherwise intact. 

Provenance: Ex. Aton Gallery, Germany. Ex. Vermassen Collection. Moers.


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