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Accession_Number 14.9.108
adlib_title Attic black glaze lekanis
Shape Lekanis
Shape_description Inset rim to receive lid. Two horizontal circular handles with side protrusions, one on each side, are just below rim on each side of lekanis.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Inside and outside is black glaze. Curved foot is black on outside. Resting surface is reserved. Inside foot ring is black. Base, from middle to outside, has central dot and circle in thinned glaze and broad band in black, then a reserved band.
Inscriptions
Condition Lid missing. Glaze remains shiny. Repaired in three pieces.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period
Date 500-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.30.0010.jpg
2003.30.0010.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly below, of an Attic black-gloss lekane.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 34.3; Talcott and Sparkes, 'Agora' XII, 166.
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.2
Diameters 11.8
Handle_height 1.1
Other_dims. Width of footring 1.1 Base diameter 5.7
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 23.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 10.01.2006
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