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Accession_Number 27.4.8
adlib_title Boeotian black figure plate
Shape Plate
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description Pale fabric
Munsell_color
Decoration Interior: lion, with red and white details, in a tondo framed by a red circle. Exterior: ivy leaves with short, curling stems, separated by chevrons (above) and dot rosettes (below). Black ring foot with reserved resting surface. Underside reserved also within foot, and decorated with three concentric circles: red, black, red.
Inscriptions
Condition Fragmentary, with some parts rounded off by a restorer.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance From Greece
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist Orientalizing Group of Lekanai
Attribution See Metropolitan Museum Studies 4 (1932) 24.20
Image
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2003.16.0013.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian black-figure plate, showing decoration on the interior: a lion advancing to right, but head profile to the left.
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2003.16.0014.jpg
2003.16.0014.jpg
Oblique view, slightly from below, of a Boeotian black-figure lekanis, showing base and ivy leaves decorating the sides.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 17.2; Metropolitan Museum Studies 4 (1932) 30, fig. 20 (interior); Jones 1987, 633, table 8.2
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Rim (pres.) 16.0; foot 10.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location RMS Loans Online
Edited_by Karen
Date_edited 05.04.2004
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