noun, plural lek·y·thoi [lek-uh-thoi] /ˈlɛk əˌθɔɪ/. Greek and Roman Antiquity.
Origin of lekythos
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The lekythos (Fig. 305) was an oil-jar of an elongated shape, neck in proportion, cup-like orifice, and one handle.The Ceramic Art
Jennie J. Young
The pyxis was used by women at their toilet, and the lekythos, alabastron and askos for oil and unguents.
For other shapes, such as the hydria, and lekythos, the old method was for a time preferred.