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Accession_Number REDMG:1926.99.60
adlib_title Corinthian or Attic white ground; black glaze lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Cup mouth, cylindrical neck, to which inside of handle is attached and rises, rejoining at the shoulder; body with straight sides descending from carination at bottom of shoulder; lower body curves in to join molded pedestal foot, with slightly sloping upper surface, scotia above torus on vertical surface, and flat underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian or Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/4
Decoration Body: white with two yellow lines near the top and bottom; black on lower part of body and upper part of foot, which is reserved underside
Inscriptions
Condition (Modern) lacquer over most of surface
Technique/Style White ground; black glaze
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Corinthian or Attic lekythos, showing the white body.
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Front view of a Corinthian or Attic lekythos, showing the white body.
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Front view of a Corinthian or Attic lekythos, showing the white body.
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Front view of a Corinthian or Attic lekythos, showing the white body and the handle.
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Oblique view of a Corinthian or Attic lekythos, showing the white body.
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Oblique view of a Corinthian or Attic lekythos on its side, showing the base.
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Beazley_DB
Height 21.5
Diameters Rim 4.3, neck 1.9, shoulder 7.0, foot 6.5
Handle_height 5.3
Other_dims. W. handle 1.6; H. foot 1.3
Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 27.08.2004
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