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Accession_Number 26.12.9
adlib_title Euboean black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Ovaloid. Flaring mouth
Material Terracotta
Fabric Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Lip black. Exterior of handle balck and interior reserved. Shoulder: broad band at base of neck, from which hang bars with a white dot at bottom of each. Body: six ivy leaves above six lotuses, buds alternating with flowers with white outer petals painted directly on the clay. Remander of the body and the foot in black. Resting surface and base reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. Very small chip on base. Black has faded to reddish brown colour. Paint and gloss worn of on some areas of the body.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist Dolphin Group
Attribution Haspels ABL, 193.12
Image
2002.97.0584.jpg
2002.97.0584.jpg
Right side view of a black-figure lekythos.
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2002.97.0585.jpg
2002.97.0585.jpg
Front view of a black-figure lekythos.
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2002.97.0586.jpg
2002.97.0586.jpg
Bottom view of a black-figure lekythos laying on its side, showing base and body.
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2003.11.0002.jpg
2003.11.0002.jpg
Front view of two Euboean black-figure lekythoi (26.12.8 at left and 26.12.9 at right).
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2003.11.0093.jpg
2003.11.0093.jpg
Lekythos, side view. Decoration consisting of bars on shoulder, lotuses on body.
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2007.01.0027.jpg
2007.01.0027.jpg
Front view of a black-figure Euboean lekythos, showing exterior floral decoration.
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2007.01.0028.jpg
2007.01.0028.jpg
Front view of a black-figure Euboean lekythos, showing exterior floral decoration and the handle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 11.7; Haspels, ABL 193.12; Para 199; ABV 698.16bis
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306660
Height 10.2
Diameters Mouth 2.6; shoulder 6.4; base 3.2
Handle_height 2.0
Other_dims.
Location 3.1.4
Edited_by Faye; Karen
Date_edited 13.07.2003; 05.04.2004
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