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Accession_Number 28.6.2
adlib_title Attic red figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Squat lekythos. Flared mouth.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Mouth, handle, neck and back of body are all black. Main design is of a woman dancing, facing right and standing beside a box. Her right hand has the fingers bent in an ungainly manner. Pair of krotala hanging on wall. Reserved line beneath the picture. Foot is moulded and black on the top and reserved on the side and underneath.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. The paint on the mouth and base of the neck is chipped. The glaze remains shiny.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance Probably Rhodes
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Two large lekythos, large one showing women on the right,with a smaller one on the left, 34.8.1.
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Lekythos, front view. Shows woman (left) dancing beside a box (right).
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Two Attic squat lekythos with 28.6.2. on the left.
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Front view of an Attic red-figure lekythos, showing the design of a dancing women.
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Front view of an Attic red-figure lekythos, showing design of a dancing woman.
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Back view of an Attic red-figure lekythos, showing the handle.
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Top view of an Attic red-figure lekythos, showing the mouth.
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Bottom view of an Attic red-figure lekythos, showing the reserved base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 28.2
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14258
Height 13.9
Diameters Mouth 3.8; body 8.1; base 6.4
Handle_height 4.6
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 20.04.2004; 09.01.2006
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