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Accession_Number 51.7.8
adlib_title Attic black glaze squat lekythos
Shape Squat lekythos
Shape_description Cup mouth with slightly concave upper surface, tubular neck offset from mouth and shoulder; ridged vertical strap handle loops up from top of neck and descends directly to the shoulder; squat body; broad torus ring foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Lustrous black glaze all over except for lower part of foot and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Gloss is in very good condition, shiny, with slight scratches on rim, neck and body. Surface of underside somewhat eroded, with white deposits.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 430
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0202.jpg
2003.92.0202.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the reserved underside.
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2003.92.0203.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the mouth.
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2003.92.0204.jpg
Right side view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
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2003.92.0205.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the strap handle.
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2003.92.0206.jpg
Left side view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
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2003.92.0207.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
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2003.92.0208.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the right side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
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2003.93.0255.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the right side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
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2003.97.0694.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the right side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
2003.97.0695.jpg
2003.97.0695.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
2003.97.0696.jpg
2003.97.0696.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the mouth.
2003.97.0697.jpg
2003.97.0697.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the reserved underside.
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2003.97.0735.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the strap handle.
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2008.10.0033.jpg
Profile view of the right side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
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2008.98.0384.jpg
Oblique top view of the left side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos.
2008.98.0385.jpg
2008.98.0385.jpg
Profile view of the left side of an Attic black-glazed squat lekythos, showing the handle, to left.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.9
Diameters Rim 3.0; body 7.1; base 6.6
Handle_height 2.8
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 02.12.2003; 06.01.2006; 26.07.2006
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