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lecythus

/ˈlɛsɪθəs/
noun (pl) -thi (-θaɪ)
1.
(in ancient Greece) a vase with a narrow neck
Word Origin
from Greek lēkuthos
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  • In a vase, a lecythus, of the fifth century, the worshippers surround a tumulus with a phallus-shaped pillar on top.

    The World of Homer Andrew Lang

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