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Accession_Number 48.12.12
adlib_title Attic red figure squat lekythos
Shape Squat lekythos
Shape_description Cf. 14.9.105
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/5
Decoration Flared cup mouth, single handle, neck and back of body are all black. The front design is a palmette framed in a triangular panel. Foot is black on the top and side but the resting surface and the raised base are reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Paint badly worn on mouth and handle. Small chips from body towards foot.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2001.99.0046.jpg
2001.99.0046.jpg
Side view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing the mouth, handle and body.
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2001.99.0047.jpg
2001.99.0047.jpg
Back view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing the mouth, handle and body.
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2001.99.0048.jpg
2001.99.0048.jpg
View of an Attic squat lekythos from the right side, showing part of red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body, and handle.
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2001.99.0049.jpg
2001.99.0049.jpg
Front view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing a red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body, and mouth.
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2001.99.0050.jpg
2001.99.0050.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body, and the handle at the back.
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2003.97.0740.jpg
2003.97.0740.jpg
View of an Attic squat lekythos from the front, showing a red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body.
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2003.97.0741.jpg
2003.97.0741.jpg
Back view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing the handle, the body and the mouth.
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2008.99.0522.jpg
2008.99.0522.jpg
Oblique top view of the left side of an Attic red-figure squat lekythos, decorated with a palmette.
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2008.99.0527.jpg
2008.99.0527.jpg
Left side view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing the handle and a part of red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body.
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2008.99.0530.jpg
2008.99.0530.jpg
Back view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing the handle and the body.
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2008.99.0531.jpg
2008.99.0531.jpg
Right side view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing the handle and a part of red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body.
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2008.99.0536.jpg
2008.99.0536.jpg
Front view of an Attic squat lekythos, showing a red-figure palmette framed in a triangular panel on the body.
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2008.99.0539.jpg
2008.99.0539.jpg
Top view of Attic squat lekythos on its side, showing mouth, rim and interior.
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2008.99.0540.jpg
2008.99.0540.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic red-figure squat lekythos.
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Comparanda Cf. CVA Sweden 3 pl. 35 11-12. Small stones found inside.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.4
Diameters Mouth 3.0; neck 1.4; body 4.9; base 4.0
Handle_height 3.2
Other_dims.
Location Death (temporary display case)
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi; Julia
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 06.01.2006; 27.07.2006; 24.05.2016
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