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Accession_Number 34.8.8
adlib_title Attic black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Shallow mouth.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/3
Decoration Mouth red on inside and outside, with lip reserved. Single handle which is red on top and reserved underneath, as is neck. Shoulder design is a cockrel with red on is facing right between stemmed ivy leaves. Black band around shoulder, faded to red. Body design is, from left to right, a standing man facing right, a seated man facing right, a standing man with robes draped over shoulder, facing left, a man standing facing left. All men have spears. Men are balck faded to red but eith red headbands. Detail is incised. Irregular black band then balck stem. Foot is balck on top and reserved on side and base which has central concave circle.
Inscriptions
Condition Black has largely faded to red. Mouth and stem are faded badly. Scratches to back of pot. Base has been repaired.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 510-500
Dating_details
Artist Cock Group
Attribution Ure
Image
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Front view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing draped men with spears.
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Front view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing draped men with spears.
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Back view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the handle.
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Top view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the mouth.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-figure lekythos, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 12.4; ABV 699.415
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306685
Height 16.2
Diameters 7.3
Handle_height 3.8
Other_dims. Mouth 4.1; base 4.4
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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