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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.31A
adlib_title Corinthian lekanis
Shape Lekanis
Shape_description Lidded, belongs with REDMG:1935.87.31B
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Red rim; two handles, coloured black. In the handle zone pomegranate pattern in three rows, the middle row red; below, one red line between two black; a broad black band with a pair of superimposed red lines at top and bottom; one red line an done black immediately above foot. Foot-ring black outside, two black rings on resting surface; inside of foot-ring red; on the bottom a central dot and pair of small thin rings, near the circumference a broad ring, all black. The edge of the flange supporting the lid, red. Handles black. Inside of bowl originally black with traces of one pair of red circles.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but repaired; decoration has mostly flaked off.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Corinthian
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist Delicate Group
Attribution Attributed by Amyx
Image
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2002.97.0157.JPG
Side view of Corinthian lekanis with lid (RM.87.35.31B)
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2003.07.0094.jpg
Lidded lekane, side view. Pomegranate pattern on bowl. Animal decoration on lid.
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2003.97.0272.jpg
Side view of a lid of a Corinthian lekanis, decorated with panthers and sirens.
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2003.97.0276.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian lekanis with lid, showing exterior decoration.
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2003.97.0278.jpg
Side view of Corinthian lekanis.
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2003.97.0279.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian lekanis, showing handles and interior.
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2003.97.0280.jpg
View of Corithian lekanis base.
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2006.20.0072.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian lekanis with lid, showing the decoration on the lid and the handles.
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2006.20.0073.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian lekanis with lid.
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2006.20.0074.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian lekanis lid, showing exterior.
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2006.20.0075.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian lekanis lid, showing interior.
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2006.20.0076.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian lekanis lid, showing interior.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 7.2
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.6
Diameters Body 13.4; base 8.7
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims. H. with lid 11.0; diam. with handles 17.0
Location 3.1
Edited_by Denise; Jasmin Payne
Date_edited 23.08.2002; 04.09,2018
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