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"Lekythos and Alabastrons" Top 5 Page for this destination Antalya Off The Beaten Path Tip by marsistanbul

Antalya Off The Beaten Path: 72 reviews and 122 photos

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  • Lekythos - Antalya
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  • alabastrons - Antalya
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Lekythos;This is single handled,narrow neckled perfume and oil container.A new area of use was determined for the Lekythos in Attica in the mid 5th century B.C.
It was laid inside the graves of the deceased.Especially white grounded rekythos were produced in large numbers between 440-430 B.C.

Alabastron;This is a narrow necked long,globe shaped ot conic bottomed small scent bottle with no handles,which women used at home or at the palaestra in antiquity.

The hall of small works.
Antalya Museum
Konyaalti 1 Antalya

Phone: +90242 2385688

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  • Written May 13, 2008
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