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This is a Lekythos, a type of tall vase made in ancient Greece. It was probably used to hold oil used in funeral ceremonies. The ancient Greeks created an amazing variety of beautiful painted pottery like this, the decorations often depicts famous events or characters and scenes from ancient Greek mythology.
This Terracotta Pomegranate was probably used to decorate someone’s home. For the person that owned it, it may have represented an ancient Greek myth involving the goddess Persephone and the god Hades.