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Accession_Number 22.3.23
adlib_title Paestan red figure lekanis lid
Shape Lekanis lid
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Paestan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Figural scenes are separated by tendril patterns. A: woman seated on ground, holding tray. B: Eros kneeling on one knee holding tympanum and mirror. Circular incised patterns in field. Brown for womans girdle and border of himation. White (now lost) for some detail. Underside of lid is black. Central knob handle has circular tendril pattern with a black band around.
Inscriptions
Condition Reconstructed from many fragments, some that have fallen off.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 360-340
Dating_details
Artist Asteas-Python Workshop
Attribution Trendall, PP 205.625
Image
2003.26.0006.jpg
2003.26.0006.jpg
A Lekanis lid (22.3.23) on the right with a smaller lid (45.6.22) on the left.
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2003.26.0007.jpg
2003.26.0007.jpg
A lekanis lid on the right (22.3.23) and a pyxis lid on the left (22.3.25.)
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2003.26.0096.jpg
2003.26.0096.jpg
Lid, side view. Shows Eros kneeling on one knee holding a tympanum and a mirror.
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2003.26.0099.jpg
2003.26.0099.jpg
Lid from lekane, side view. Woman in chiton with her himation wrapped round her legs sitting on the ground holding a tray.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 29.1; Trendalal, PP 2/625
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.2
Diameters 16.0
Handle_height 2.2
Other_dims. H. rim 1.1
Location 3.1.4
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 20.04.2004
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