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Accession_Number 60.1.5
adlib_title Euboean black figure; floral ware lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Bell-shaped mouth with high outturned rim and broad, slightly convex lip;long neck widens to shoulder with smooth contour to ovoid body; vertical strap handle rising from top of neck and rejoining at bottom of shoulder; short ring foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Mouth, top portion of neck and exterior of handle black; vertical black lines on neck; thick black band and band of waves on shoulder; frieze on body of three palmettes between three lotuses; black band below except reserved groove between body and foot and reserved base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete; slightly scratched and chipped on body. Glaze flaked off mouth, neck, handle and ring foot.
Technique/Style Black figure; floral ware
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist Group of the Lekanis with Chevron Band
Attribution Ure 1960, 215
Image
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Left side view of a Euboean Floral-ware lekythos, showing palmette and lotus frieze on body.
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Left side view of a Euboean Floral-ware lekythos, showing palmette and lotus frieze on body.
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Oblique view, from the top, of a Euboean Floral-ware lekythos, showing the lip and top of handle.
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Oblique view, from below, of a Euboean Floral-ware lekythos, showing the reserved base.
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Right side view of a Euboean floral ware lekythos, showing palmette and lotus frieze on body.
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Oblique view, from below, of the left side of a Euboean floral ware lekythos, showing the base and part of body decoration.
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Oblique view, from above, of the left side of a Boeotian lekythos.
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Profile view of the left side of a Boeotian floral ware lekythos.
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Profile view of the front of a Boeotian floral ware lekythos.
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Profile view of the right side of a Boeotian floral ware lekythos.
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Profile view of the back of a Boeotian floral ware lekythos, showing the dipped handle.
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Top view of a Boeotian floral-ware lekythos.
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Bottom view of a Euboean Floral-ware lekythos.
Comparanda
Bibliography A.D. Ure, 'Euboean Floral Black-figured Vases,' BSA 55 (1960) 215 no. 22, pl. 56.4
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.2
Diameters Rim 4.1; mouth 2.0;body 7.0; base 5.2
Handle_height 3.6
Other_dims. W. of rim 1.0; H. of neck 4.0
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Amy; Teifi
Date_edited 08.07.2003; 21.10.2003; 05.09.2006
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