lekythos








noun, plural lek·y·thoi [lekuh-thoi] /ˈlɛk əˌθɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.

  1. an oil jar having an ellipsoidal body, narrow neck, flanged mouth, curved handle extending from below the lip to the shoulder, and a narrow base terminating in a foot: used chiefly for ointments.

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