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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.26
adlib_title Corinthian lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Cucumber shape; conical mouth; small handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/6
Decoration Black with two broad bands of superimposed red around upper part of body, one on neck just above moulded ring, two more around lower part, two on foot. Underside reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Gloss worn; Chips on rim and base.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Corinthian I/II
Date 575-550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0025.JPG
2002.97.0025.JPG

2003.07.0098.jpg
2003.07.0098.jpg
Lekythos, side view. Intact handle and neck. Black with band decoration around body.
2003.93.0060.jpg
2003.93.0060.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian cucumber lekythos.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 7.5
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 15.2
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 3.4
Other_dims.
Location 5.2.5
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Will
Date_edited 12.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 9.7.2007
The Ure Museum is part of
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