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Accession_Number 34.8.3
adlib_title Attic black figure; white ground lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Flared cup mouth. Single curved handle. Base is slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Black mouth (despite flat reserved rim), exterior of handle, lower part of body, and top of foot. Neck reserved, as is underside of the handle. Two bands of tongues on shoulder. Body covered with firm white slip with Greek 'key' / meander to right at top of body, between two pairs of lines; single line. Side of foot reserved in groove at top.
Inscriptions
Condition Neck and handle rejoined. Small chips to shoulder; small areas of white slip have flaked away.
Technique/Style Black figure; white ground
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 475-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Two Attic white-ground lekythoi, 34.8.3 (left) and 33.4.3 (right).
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Right side view of an Attic white-ground lekythos.
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Left side view of an Attic white-ground lekythos.
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Top view of an Attic white-ground lekythos, showing lip and mouth.
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Bottom view of an Attic white-ground lekythos, showing reserved base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 13.6
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14338
Height 22.0
Diameters Mouth 4.3; body 7.5; base 5.9
Handle_height 5.2
Other_dims. Mouth 4.3; base 5.9
Location Shape
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 11.01.2006
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