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Accession_Number 71.12.1
adlib_title Perhaps Euboean black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Ovaloid shape. Slightly deep rounded mouth. Strap handle connecting the neck to the shoulder.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration The interior and the exterior of the mouth as well as the handle glazed. On the exterior, the black is fired brown. At base of neck, ridge in place of drip-ring painted purple. Shoulder: ivy leaves on each side of central purple line(six above, seven below); on body five inverted opening lotus flowers with central petals white. Above them row of white dots. Lower half of body and exterior of the foot glazed black (turning red in places). Resting surface and the underside of the foot reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete. Generally good condition. White deposits on the underide, mouth and handle. The gloss flaking on the interior of the mouth, handle and foot. Scratches on the body.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Archaic
Date 500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0700.jpg
Left side view of a perhaps Euboean black-figure lekythos.
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Top view of a perhaps Euboean black-figure lekythos, showing the mouth.
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2002.97.0702.jpg
Bottom side view of a perhaps Euboean black-figure lekythos, showing the base and body.
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Front view of an perhaps Euboean lekythos, showing floral decoration.
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Front view of an perhaps Euboean lekythos, showing floral decoration and the handle.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.1
Diameters Mouth 3.1; body 8; foot 4.3
Handle_height 4.2
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2d bottom
Edited_by Georgina; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 03.09.2002; 17.01.2006; 05.04.2017
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