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Accession_Number 44.4.1
adlib_title Campanian red figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Squat lekythos
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian
Fabric_description Clay pale buff
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Mouth and handle are black and beneath it is a palmette flanked by tendrils with campanula flower. Neck has long, black tongues. Main design is a bird with outspread wings and in the field are reserved disks with a black dot. Below this is an uneven reserved band. Side of foot-ring is black and grooved. Base is reserved and depressed.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint is in good condition and some lustre remains. Chips to base.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 350-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.26.0003.jpg
2003.26.0003.jpg
Side view of a Campanian lekythos, showing bird with outspread wings, facing left.
2003.26.0009.jpg
2003.26.0009.jpg
Side view of a Campanian lekythos, showing campanula flower (center), and part of palmette (right).
2003.27.0099.jpg
2003.27.0099.jpg
Side view of a Campanian lekythos, showing campanula flower.
2005.89.0062.jpg
2005.89.0062.jpg

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Beazley_DB
Height 15.2
Diameters Mouth 4.8; neck 1.5; body 7.7; base 6.4
Handle_height 5.0
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 24.07.2002; 20.04.2004; 09.01.2006; 02.08.2006
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