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Accession_Number 35.4.2
adlib_title Euboean black figure; floral ware lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description The handle is small and joined from the shoulder to the neck below the mouth and the body is ellipsoid.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Black on mouth and neck. Lower part of neck has vertical black lines which are thicker at the bottom. Palmette design on body with chevron heart framed in tendrils and with dots in groups of three either side of central leaf. Right and left a cluster of leaves and beyond, on either side of handle, similar cluster reversed. Beneath handle, cluster of leaves. Black band at bottom of base and foot. Base reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but comprised of rejoined pieces from the neck, mouth and handle.
Technique/Style Black figure; floral ware
Provenance Possibly from Chalcis
Period Late Classical
Date 375-350
Dating_details
Artist Graziano Group
Attribution Ure 1960, 215.
Image
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Oblique view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a palmette design.
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Oblique view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a palmette design.
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Top view of an Euboeoan floral-ware lekythos, showing the lip, top of the handle, and part of the shoulder.
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Front view of the bottom of an Euboeoan floral-ware lekythos, showing the base.
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A Euboean lekythos, left (35.4.2), with an Apulian kantharos, right (22.3.4)
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Front view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a palmette design.
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Front view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a crack in the lip and handle.
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Front view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a palmette design.
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Front view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a palmette design.
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Front view of an Euboean floral-ware lekythos, showing a palmette design.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 20.8; BSA xxx (1943-1945) 27 no.1; A.D. Ure, 'Euboean Floral Black-figured Vases,' BSA 55 (1960) 215 no. 19, pl. 56.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 14.8
Diameters Mouth 4.3; neck 2.0; body 8.6; base 6.0
Handle_height 5.0
Other_dims. H. neck 5.1
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Faye ; Karen; Jayne
Date_edited 08.07.2003; 05.04.2004; 04.09.2018
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