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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.38
adlib_title Corinthian lekanis with lid
Shape Lekanis with lid
Shape_description Lekanis: slightly everted rim with diagonal flange, curves in to a shallow bowl; two flanged ribbon handles, attached horizontally just below rim; pronounced ring foot with vertical sides and raised underside. Lid: Moulded knob with deep circular depression; in centre of sloping lid, which steps down with three fasciae and then a convex lower part decorated with two incised bands; rounded rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Lekanis: Seven rejoined fragments (including RM.1687.64), missing part of one handle and a chip of the flange from the opposite handle. Lid: missing a large chip on the knob. White deposits on lekanis rim and handles, as well as underside of lid.
Technique/Style
Provenance Found at Corinth
Period Classical
Date 5-4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0108.JPG
Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis with its lid.

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2002.97.0109.JPG
Top view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, showing the lid.

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Oblique view, from slightly above, of the lid of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis.
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2003.93.0101.jpg
testing
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2003.93.0102.jpg
Oblique view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, with lid.
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2003.97.0186.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an unglazedCorinthian lekanis with its lid.
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2003.97.0187.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, showing the body and part of the inside.
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2003.97.0188.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, showing the body and part of the inside.
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Top view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, showing the inside.
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Bottom view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, showing the base.
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Top view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis lid.
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Side view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis lid.
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Side view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis lid.
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2003.97.0194.jpg
Bottom view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis lid, showing the interior.
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Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, with its lid.
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2004.99.0404.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, with its lid.
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2004.99.0405.jpg
Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis.
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Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis lid.
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Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, handle facing forward.
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Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis.
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Profile view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, handle facing forward
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Bottom view of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis lid.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of an unglazed Corinthian lekanis, upside down.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left side of an Attic 'Little lion' lekythos.
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Left side view of an Attic 'Little lion' lekythos.
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Right side view of an Attic 'Little lion' lekythos.
Comparanda Cf. Corinth 13, 146-48; the lid of Corinth 15.3, pl. 69.1815 has a similar ‘step-down’ top.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. 10.0. Lekanis: H. 5.4; diam. flange 15.3, rim 17.2, base 8.3. Lid: H. 5.5; diam. knob 3.4, rim 16.5.
Location Household
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 23.07.2002; 11.07.2004; 09.01.2006
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