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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.6
adlib_title Campanian black figure lekanis
Shape Lekanis
Shape_description Rounded rim on tapered flange, below which the walls spread out to a thin element that would have supported the lid; just below this are attached two horizontal horseshoe-shaped strap handles, slightly canted upwards, to which spurs are attached on either side. The lower body is offset from the handle zone, rounded in the lower part where it sharply joins a moulded foot, with groove above a spreading upper part and a broader, rounded lower part, hollow on the interior, with a narrow resting surface, and a pointed, slightly offset underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze on interior and ends of handles (dipped) as well as vertical surface of the rim, the lower body, and the lower element of the foot, as well as the interior side wall of the foot. Otherwise reserved, except for vertical bars in handle zone, on either side.
Inscriptions
Condition Missing lid. Glaze slightly worn, scratched on interior and pitted on exterior; light tan deposits on handles.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.28.0099.jpg
2003.28.0099.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, decorated with vertical bars on the body.
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2003.38.0001.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, decorated with vertical bars on the body.
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2003.39.0003.jpg
Top view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the black-glazed interior.
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2003.93.0407.jpg
Oblique view of a Campanian lekanis, from slightly above, showing vertical bars on the body, and some of the interior.
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2003.97.0335.jpg
Oblique view of a Campanian lekanis, from slightly above, showing vertical bars on the body, and some of the interior.
2003.97.0336.jpg
2003.97.0336.jpg
Oblique view of a Campanian lekanis, from slightly above, showing vertical bars on the body, and some of the interior.
2003.97.0337.jpg
2003.97.0337.jpg
Top view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the black-glazed interior
2003.97.0338.jpg
2003.97.0338.jpg
Bottom view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the conical foot.
2004.99.0583.jpg
2004.99.0583.jpg
Oblique view of a Campanian lekanis, from slightly above, showing vertical bars on the body, and some of the interior.
2004.99.0584.jpg
2004.99.0584.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, decorated with vertical bars on the body.
2004.99.0585.jpg
2004.99.0585.jpg
Side view of a Campanian lekanis, decorated with vertical bars on the body.
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2004.99.0586.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, decorated with vertical bars on the body.
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2004.99.0587.jpg
Side view of a Campanian lekanis, decorated with vertical bars on the body.
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2004.99.0790.jpg
Oblique bottom view of a Campanian lekanis, showing vertical bars on the body, and some of the foot.
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2004.99.0791.jpg
Bottom view of a Campanian lekanis, from slightly above, showing the underside.
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2004.99.0792.jpg
Top view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the black-glazed interior.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.9
Diameters Flange 10.2, rim 10.9, stem 4.0, base 6.0
Handle_height 1.2
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 15.8
Location 5.2.2
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Will
Date_edited 14.07.2002; 21.10.2004; 9.7.2007
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