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Accession_Number 22.3.43
adlib_title Campanian red figure squat lekythos
Shape Squat lekythos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Mouth is black and neck has long black tongues. On front is a female head, wearing a sakkos, or scarf bound around her hair. Her head is flanked by tendrils. Barely visible white paint for radiated stephane and necklace. Bow and ribbons from bun at back of head are black. Ring foot is black, which is unevenly carried on to base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint worn on mouth. Chips on base. Scratch on shoulder under handle.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance From Ruvo
Period Late Classical
Date 360-340
Dating_details
Artist Capua Painter
Attribution Trendall, LCS 372.89, attributes this to the workshop of the Capua Painter because of the rendering of the sakkos, worn by the woman.
Image
2003.28.0094.jpg
2003.28.0094.jpg
Side view of lekythos. Shows female head, facing left, bound with scarf.
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2003.59.0001.jpg
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Front view of a Campanian red-figure lekythos, showing a female head, profile to the left, bound with a sakkos or headscarf.
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Left side view of a Campanian red-figure squat lekythos.
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2003.97.0368.jpg
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Right side view of a Campanian red-figure squat lekythos.
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Top view of a Campanian red-figure squat lekythos, showing the rim.
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Bottom view of a Campanian red-figure squat lekythos, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 32.9; LCS 372.89
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 10.7
Diameters Mouth 3.5; neck 1.3; body 5.1; base 4.1
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 24.07.2002; 21.04.2004; 11.01.2006
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