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Accession_Number 51.7.14
adlib_title Paestan black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Pagenstecher lekythos
Material Terracotta
Fabric Paestan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Swan with added white and incisions. Above, dot, white on black. Beneath handle, palmette flanked by tall tendrils. Glaze silvery. Mouth, upper part of neck, top of handle, black. Also lower part of body and foot, including resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Black retains gloss but surface is worn, with white adhesions. Single chip on the underside of the mouth.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Said to be from Paestum
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Workshop of the Painter of Naples 2585
Attribution Michael Turner (correspondence 1/2004)
Image
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Side view of Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing handle to the left.
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2003.97.0379.jpg
Side view of Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing handle to the right.
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Top view of Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing black rim and interior.
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2003.97.0381.jpg
Bottom view of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing concave, painted base.
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2003.99.0027.jpg
Right side view of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril.
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Back view of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette beneath the handle.
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2003.99.0029.jpg
Left side view of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril.
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2003.99.0030.jpg
Front view of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a swan in profile to the left.
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3/4 side view of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a swan in profile to the left.
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Oblique view, from below, of a Paestan Pagenstecher lekythos, showing black base and part of design.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Rolf Hurschmann, Die Pagenstecher-Lekythoi (1997) 68
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.3
Diameters Rim 3.5; neck 1.5; body 4.5; base 3.6
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Amy Smith; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 01.02.2004; 11.01.2006; 04.08.2006
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