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Accession_Number 60.1.1
adlib_title Sicilian black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Pagenstecher lekythos: cf. a more elaborate example from Lipari, 'scavo XXXV': Bernabo Brea and Cavalier 1997, fig. 108 (middle)
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Bird; three dots in triangle above tail. On either side two markings. Beneath handle palmette flanked by two markings. Neck (upper part), mouth, and top of handle black; also lower part of body and foot. Base underneath reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Two large chips on the rim; glaze missing from edges of lip and foot; terracotta worn and grainy.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Lentini-Syracuse Group
Attribution Michael Turner (correspondence 1.2004)
Image
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Left side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril.
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Right side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril.
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Top view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing the chipped rim.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing the reserved base.
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Right side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril.
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Back view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette beneath the handle.
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Left side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril and the front part of a bird, facing left.
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Front view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a bird facing profile to left and a cluster of three dots in the upper right field.
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Oblique 3/4-view of the left side, from above, of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a bird facing a palmette tendril.
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Right side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a palmette tendril.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing the reserved base.
Comparanda CV Capua 3, Italia 1302.
Bibliography Rolf Hurschmann, Die Pagenstecher-Lekythoi (1997) 68
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.3
Diameters Rim 3.3; neck 1.4; body 4.2; foot 3.1
Handle_height 3.9
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 01.02.2004; 11.01.2006; 04.08.2006
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