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Accession_Number 26.12.8
adlib_title Euboean black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Piriform, with a small handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Handle has black glaze on the outside. Shoulder: broad band at base of neck. Between two dolphins a crossed rosette with white dots round edge. White also for line at back of head of dolphins. Body: two panthers facing, necks red. Three shapeless blobs in field. Below main zone, thick black band onto top of foot. Resting surface of foot reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete. Most of neck and all of mouth are missing. The decoration all over is very faded, especially on the body, leaving the surface very smooth. There is a large hole in one side just at the bottom of the main zone. The top and edge of the foot is chipped, on the inside of the resting surface is a small hole. There is a small amount of orange deposit on the resting surface of the foot.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 550
Dating_details
Artist Dolphin Group
Attribution Haspels: ABL 193.5
Image
2002.97.0693.jpg
2002.97.0693.jpg
Right side view of an Euboean black-figure lekythos.
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2002.97.0694.jpg
2002.97.0694.jpg
Top view of an Euboean black-figure lekythos, showing the shoulder ornament and the missing mouth.
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2002.97.0695.jpg
2002.97.0695.jpg
Oblique view, from below, of an Euboean black-figure lekythos, showing part of the design on the body and the base.
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2003.11.0092.jpg
2003.11.0092.jpg
Lekythos, side view. Mouth missing. Decoration depicting two panthers facing; three shapeless blobs in the field.
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2007.01.0026.jpg
2007.01.0026.jpg
Front view of an Euboean black-figure lekythos, showing two panthers dancing.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 11.6; Haspels, ABL 193.5; ABV 698.3bis; Para 199; J. Boardman, BSA 68 (1973) 277; Jones 1987, 633, table 8.2
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306659
Height 13.0
Diameters body 8.2; foot 4.9
Handle_height 3.7
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Faye; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 08.07.2003; 05.04.2004; 10.01.2006
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