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Accession_Number 51.7.10
adlib_title Perhaps Campanian lekanis
Shape Lekanis
Shape_description Body projects from tall rim; two oblong handles with side projections; deep bowl; conical footring; concave base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Campanian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/6
Decoration Inside is black and red, very thin and streaky in a swirl pattern. Handles are painted black. Around outside, between handles are vertical bars. The rest of the surface is black with some traces of red bands, except stem which is reserved. Side of footring is black, base is concave and reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Lid appears to be missing. Deposits inside and out, partly obscuring design. Base is intact.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.97.0331.jpg
2003.97.0331.jpg
Front view of Campanian lekanis, showing vertical bar design on side, handles and part of interior.
2003.97.0332.jpg
2003.97.0332.jpg
Back view of Campanian lekanis, showing vertical bar design on side, handles and part of interior.
2003.97.0333.jpg
2003.97.0333.jpg
Top view of Campanian lekanis, showing spiral pattern made by glaze on interior.
2003.97.0334.jpg
2003.97.0334.jpg
Bottom view of (upside down) Campanian lekanis, showing reserved base and underside of exterior.
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2007.01.0101.jpg

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Beazley_DB
Height 8.1
Diameters Rim 17.5; stem 4.2; base 6.8
Handle_height 3.4
Other_dims. W. across handles 24.5
Location 5.2.3
Edited_by Denise; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 24 July 2002; 01.09.2006; 05.04.2017
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