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Accession_Number 60.1.2
adlib_title Sicilian black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Pagenstecher lekythos. (Restored rim); thin neck from the middle of which handle protrudes horizontally before sloping down to rounded body; broad foot; concave underside
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Bird (swan) between two markings. Beneath handle palmette, flanked by two markings. Lower part of body and top of foot black. Side of foot and base reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Missing mouth and upper neck, which have been restored. Surface powerdery and worn, with glaze missing in patches.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Marianopoli-Gela Group
Attribution Michael Turner (correspondence 1/2004)
Image
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Left side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing marking which flanks main design.
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Right side view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing marking which flanks main design.
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Top view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing restored rim.
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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 marking which flanks main design.
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Front view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a swan in profile to the left.
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Oblique 3/4-view of the right side, from above, of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing a swan facing away from a palmette tendril.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian Pagenstecher lekythos, showing reserved base and bottom part of swan design.
Comparanda
Bibliography Rolf Hurschmann, Die Pagenstecher-Lekythoi (1997) 68
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.5 (restored)
Diameters Rim (restored) 2.1; neck 1.3; body 3.9; foot 3.0
Handle_height 3.1
Other_dims. H. to top of handle 9.2
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Amy Smith; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 01.02.2004; 11.01.2006; 04.08.2006
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