Ure Museum Database

Accession_Number 34.8.7
adlib_title Attic black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Flared cup mouth. Base has central concave circle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/2
Decoration Cup mouth black inside and out and reserved on the rim. Single handle is black on outside and reserved underneath. Shoulder has inner ring of spots and outer ring of rays. Body has two rows of dots at top above the main design of a chariot with horses galloping right (heads of two horses, five hind legs). Beyond horses is Athena running left. Added white for Athena's flesh and helmet. Bands below and bottom of body os black. Foot is stepped with the side of the lower step reserved. Base reserved.
Condition Mouth, neck and handle all repaired. Chips to foot and base.
Technique/Style Black figure
Period Early Classical
Date 475-450
Artist Haimon Group
Attribution Beazley: ABV 706.194bis
3/4 right side view of two Attic black-figure lekythoi, 26.8.3 at left and 34.8.7 at right.
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 13.4; ABV 706.194bis
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306828
Height 13.5
Diameters Mouth 3.1; body 4.1; base 3.0
Handle_height 2.8
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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