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Accession_Number 22.3.34
adlib_title Apulian lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Upper part of neck and handle dipped in black. On lower part of neck are 16 narrow tongues and these are repeated on base of handle. Handle is enclosed in a heavy black loop. Egg and dot pattern on shoulder between thin bands. Enire body covered with net pattern with white dots in intersections. Heavy black band above and around the foot, with a reserved band in between. Resting surface and base are reserved and slightly convex.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete as entire mouth is missing. Large chip on bottom of body and small chips on the foot. Small area of deposit on the base.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Two apulian lekythos showing side views, one on the left (22.3.43) and one on the right (22.3.34)
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2003.28.0095.jpg
Lekythos, side view. Shows handle and net pattern on body; egg pattern visible on shoulder.
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Front view of an Apulian lekythos, showing the net design on the body.
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Side view of an Apulian lekythos, showing the design on the body.
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Top view of an Apulian lekythos, showing the incomplete mouth.
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Underside view of an Apulian lekythos, showing the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 32.10
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 13.3
Diameters 6.6
Handle_height 5.6
Other_dims. Base diameter 5.1
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 09.09.2002; 21.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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