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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.29
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 sharply into a short stem, attached to a small pedestal foot, tapering down, with a slightly 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 vertical bars and an outer band of black diagonal lines. Body and upper part of foot black; otherwise reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Mouth, neck, and most of handle missing. Black glaze chipped; brownish-grey deposits on shoulder, stem, and around foot.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Early Classical / High Classical
Date 475-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Back view of an Attic 'Little Lion' lekythos.
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Left side view of an Attic 'Little Lion' lekythos.
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Front view of an Attic 'Little Lion' lekythos.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic 'Little Lion' lekythos, showing black tongue decoration.
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Right side view of an Attic 'Little Lion' lekythos.
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Right side view of an Attic 'Little Lion' lekythos.
Comparanda Comparable in shape and iridescence to RM.1953.25.28.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Shoulder 3.5, base 2.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. Pres. H. 6.3
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 28.08.2002; 09.09.2004; 20.01.2006; 23.05.2016
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