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Accession_Number 45.6.20
adlib_title Boeotian black figure lid
Shape Lid
Shape_description Round knob, fragment from lid of lekanis or pyxis, with stem. Knob formed of flat top, with inset circle, depressed centre; profile in two parts, convex on upper part, flat and vertical below; flat underside, offset from short cylindrical stem.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/4
Decoration Top decorated with black concentric band around double palmette (each palmette comprised of 5 petals), symmetrically arranged, with a line of black dots in between (three on either side). Black on sides, black band around underside; hastily glazed neck, black below.
Inscriptions
Condition Single fragment, broken off at the top of the lid (just below stem); residue of varnish or glue on edge indicates that it was rejoined to other pieces. Pattern worn on top, where knob is chipped (on top and on side of knob). Grey deposit on surface, especially underside of knob.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0029.jpg
2006.20.0029.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian lid, showing concentric band around a double palmette.
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Beazley_DB
Height 3.4
Diameters 5.8
Handle_height
Other_dims. 0.9
Location Under 10
Edited_by Faye; Amy; Jayne
Date_edited 01.08.2003; 29.10.2004
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