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Accession_Number 25.8.1
adlib_title Attic black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Lekythos of the 'Phanyllis Class' shape, with a cup mouth
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Black inside and out but lip reserved. Neck is reserved as is underside of handle. Top of handle was once black with a ridge running down the centre. Shoulder has short bars at base of neck above a lotus bud chain with interlaced stems above a black band. Body shows a hoplite putting on greaves, facing right to a woman holding spear and shield. Two onlookers left and one on right, all facing him. Colour worn but corselet originally red and possibly hair too. Below is black to base, including top of foot, but not side, which is reserved. Base is reserved and concave.
Inscriptions
Condition Much repaired and restored and some re-painting at joins. Surface is very soft and dusty. Paint is nearly compleetly worn off from mouth and foot. Design is still distinguishable.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Anavysos, Attica
Period Late Archaic
Date 525-500
Dating_details
Artist Phanyllis Group B; Group of the Arming Hoplite (group B)
Attribution Haspels; Giudice
Image
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Front view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing a warrior arming, with attendants.
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Back view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the handle.
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Left side view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing attendants.
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Detail of the front of the body of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing a warrior arming, with attendants.
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Top view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the mouth.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 12.1; Haspels, ABL 202.31; no. 31; F. Giudice, Studi e Materiali di Archeologia Greca 1. I Pittori della Classe di Phanyllis (Catania 1983) 65, n. 63
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14379
Height 27.0
Diameters Mouth 6.8; body 11.8; base 7.3
Handle_height 5.0
Other_dims.
Location 8.2.6
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Jayne
Date_edited 02.09.2002; 05.04.2004; 22.03.2017
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