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Accession_Number 2003.7.77
adlib_title Attic fragment of a lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Close to rectangular with curving surface. Fragment progressively becomes thicker.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/3
Decoration On the outside trace of a groundline in black glaze followed by a narrow line in reserve, a stripe of 0.5 cm in black glaze, another narrow line in reserve and black glaze for the remaining surface. Inside is unadorned with 3 horizontal wheel marks.
Inscriptions in pencil by Ure on the inside: "Aegina Afrod." in Greek.
Condition Fragment. Surface is pitted and scratched. Incrustations, e.g., on the two lines in reserve.
Technique/Style
Provenance Aegina, Temple of Aphrodite (Kolonna).
Period Archaic / Classical
Date 500-460
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution workshop of the Haimon Painter?
Image
2006.20.0554.jpg
2006.20.0554.jpg
Oblique view of a fragment of an Attic lekythos, showing the exterior with black-glaze and narrow lines.
2006.20.0555.jpg
2006.20.0555.jpg
Oblique view of a fragment of an Attic lekythos, showing the interior with three horizontal wheel marks.
2006.20.0556.jpg
2006.20.0556.jpg
Oblique view of a fragment of an Attic lekythos, showing the exterior with black-glaze and narrow lines.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 3.0; Width 2.3; Thickness: 0.25 at top, 0.55 at bottom (would have been near the lekythos bottom)
Location 11.1.6
Edited_by Matt, Katerina
Date_edited 30.07.2003; 25.07.2008
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