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Accession_Number 29.11.1
adlib_title Attic black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Flared mouth
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Mouth black inside and out with a reserved rim. Neck and underside of single curved handle are reserved. Shoulder has bars at base of neck with a ring of lotus buds on edge - circular mistake between rows. Thin black band around edge of shoulder. Body design has two men each leading a horse to right. Both wear cloaks, first helmet, second petasos. Red for beards, manes, tails and peytrels. White on helmet and design on horses, but badly faded. Black band followed by reserved band, then black stem. Disk foot is black on top but reserved on the edge with a flat, reserved base with a central circular concave section.
Inscriptions
Condition Clay has chipped away at the side at the base of design, leaving a rough surface and a section of exposed clay. Paint is slighlty chipped around the mouth rim and the base.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 500
Dating_details
Artist Class of Athens 581
Attribution Beazley: ABV 499.16
Image
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Lekythos, side view. Decoration showing man leading his horse.
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Front view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing men leading horses.
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Right side view of an Attic black-figure lekythos.
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Top view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing ray decoration on shoulder.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the reserved base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 12.5; ABV 499.16; Add2 124
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 305343
Height 16.5
Diameters Mouth 4.4; body 6.7; base 5.2
Handle_height 3.8
Other_dims.
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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