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Accession_Number 30.11.4
adlib_title Attic black figure lekane
Shape Lekane
Shape_description Shallow
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Interior surface has horizontal bands around rim and then black bands to centre . The space in between is reserved. Two horizontal handles, one on each side, are semi-circular with projections and each has a black line running along topside. On exterior surface from handles to base is a row of dots linked by lines, three black bands, leaves with lines inside, black bands, dots around shallow foot. Base is flat and has four triangles with hatching, four leaves in a cruciform shape attached to a central band and dot.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but repaired. The paint has become very faded on the exterior more than the interior surface. The handles are intact, but the paint is lost. Material is very soft and fine.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Geometric
Date 725-700
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.08.0003.jpg
2003.08.0003.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic geometric lekanis.
2005.89.0026.jpg
2005.89.0026.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 8.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.5
Diameters 19.5
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims. Base diameter 7.5
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 4.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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