This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color grey darkolivegreen darkslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1919

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Lecythus (Roman Empire, probably Syria)

This is a Lecythus. It is dated 4th century and we acquired it in 1919. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rodman Wanamaker. It is credited Gift of Rodman Wanamaker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 12.5 x 7.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Lecythus (Roman Empire, probably Syria); glass; H x W: 12.5 x 7.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Rodman Wanamaker; 1919-24-39

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-4.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18206429/ |title=Lecythus (Roman Empire, probably Syria) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=2 October 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>