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Accession_Number 11.10.2
adlib_title Attic black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Flared cup mouth. Base concave in centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Cup mouth originally black inside and out with lip reserved. Shoulder had rays and lotus buds. On back, long verticle smear of paint below handle. Main zone is palmettes and lotus buds on cable, perhaps with white outer continuous lines. Bottom of body was orignally black, as is top of foot. Side of foot is reserved as is base.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete. Glaze is badly worn in all areas.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Anavysos, Attica
Period Late Archaic
Date 490-480
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of three Attic black-figured lekythoi (from left to right: 29.11.2, 45.6.16, and 11.10.2).
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Lekythos, side view. Body decorated with lotuses and palmettes, heavily damaged.
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Front view of Attic black-figure lekythos.
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Back view of Attic black-figure lekythos.
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Top view of Attic black-figure lekythos, showing mouth.
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Bottom view of Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the reserved base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 12.11
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14341
Height 13.1
Diameters Mouth 2.7; body 4.5; base 3.4
Handle_height 2.9
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Lucia; Kinsey
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 24.08.2004; 06.01.2006
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