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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.28
adlib_title Attic black figure lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Narrow neck (mostly missing), broadens to a nearly flat shoulder; thin strap handle broadens and rejoins at the lower part of the shoulder; below carination is a conical body, tapering and then curving in to a short stem, attached to a small pedestal foot with a raised base; small nipple at the centre of the underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/6
Decoration Handle black on exterior. Shoulder: inner band of black diagonal lines and an outer band of longer black diagonal lines. Body: reserved band decorated at front with a pair of black lines above a simple maeander to right; broad black band; reserved band decorated at front with a band of black sloping ‘z’’s between two black lines; black on lower part of body and upper part of foot; otherwise reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Mouth, neck, and top of handle missing; black glaze chipped.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic / Early Classical
Date 500-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Right side view of an Attic lekythos with black glaze and rays on shoulder, showing the damage on the handle and neck.
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2001.99.0091.jpg
Back view of an Attic lekythos with black glaze and rays on shoulder, showing the damage on the handle and neck.
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2001.99.0092.jpg
Left side view of an Attic lekythos with black glaze and rays on shoulder, showing the damage on the handle and neck.
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2001.99.0093.jpg
Front view of an Attic lekythos with black glaze and rays on shoulder, showing the damage on the handle and neck.
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2001.99.0094.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the front-left side of an Attic lekythos, showing rays on the shoulder.
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2003.93.0396.jpg
Right side view of an Attic lekythos with black glaze and rays on shoulder, showing the damage on the handle and neck.
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2003.97.0409.jpg
Oblique left-side view of an Attic lekythos, showing rays on the shoulder.
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2003.97.0410.jpg
Oblique right-side view of an Attic lekythos, showing rays on the shoulder.
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Top view of an Attic lekythos, showing rays on shoulder.
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Bottom view of an Attic lekythos, showing the base.
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2004.99.0691.jpg
Back view of an Attic lekythos with black glaze and rays on shoulder, showing the damage on the handle and neck.
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2008.99.0594.jpg
Top view of an Attic lekythos, showing rays on shoulder.
Comparanda Cf. Reading 25.9.4.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Shoulder 4.1, base 2.9
Handle_height
Other_dims. Pres. H. 8.8
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 09.09.2004; 20.01.2006
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