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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.30
adlib_title Corinthian black glaze; white ground; overpainted lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description White-ground lekythos, group iii. Conical mouth with flat rim, slightly offset from cylindrical neck which curves sharply into nearly diagonal shoulder; vertical strap handle (missing) reached from top of neck to bottom of the shoulder, below which a carination marks the join with the straight body that tapers down to a high, molded, pedestal foot, grooved at the top of the slightly convex vertical surface, concave on the underside, with a nipple at the centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Black glaze (mostly fired red) on mouth, upper part of neck, lower body, and upper surface of foot; vertical surface of foot and underside reserved. White-ground on lower part of shoulder and body, with traces of red decoration.
Inscriptions
Condition Handle missing, leaving a hole at the lower (shoulder) attachment; white/red surface almost entirely worn away; black glaze surfaces chipped; deposits on lip, body, and centre of underside.
Technique/Style Black glaze; white ground; overpainted
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 450-425
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.93.0096.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Right side view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Oblique view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos, showing mouth.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos, showing the base.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Top view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos, showing the mouth.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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2006.20.0239.jpg
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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2006.20.0241.jpg
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Front view of a Corinthian white-ground lekythos.
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Comparanda Cf. Reading RM.1649.64 and Corinth 13, 141 fig. 15, 143
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 25.0
Diameters Rim 5.2, neck (min.) 1.8, body 7.4; base 5.0
Handle_height
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Location 8.2.2
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 18.08.2004
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