Boeotian Exaleiptron

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art)
published on 17 May 2013
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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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Art), M. H. (. A. T. M. M. O. (2013, May 17). Boeotian Exaleiptron. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1227/

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