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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.39
adlib_title Campanian black figure lekanis
Shape Lekanis
Shape_description Flanged rim and tapering body, to which are attached broad horizontal strap handles (rounded but almost oblong in shape), slightly canted upwards, with spurs on either side. The lower body is offset from the handle zone, rounded in the lower part where it attached to thick stem broadening to a moulded foot, with spreading upper part, slightly concave, and a broader, rounded lower part, broadening towards the base, with a conical depression on the interior, and a narrow resting surface
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze on interior, rim, and most of handles (dipped) as well as vertical surface of the rim, the lower body, and the lower element of the foot. Otherwise reserved, except for vertical bars in handle zone, on either side.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of two rejoined pieces, missing 1/8 of rim and upper body and most of one handle. Tan deposits around rim, handles, and foot, including underside.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 350-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0402.jpg
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of the front of of a Campanian lekanis, showing broken handle and chipped body.
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2003.98.0063.jpg
2003.98.0063.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, with banded decoration in the handle zone.
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2003.98.0064.jpg
2003.98.0064.jpg
Back view of a Campanian lekanis, showing broken handle and chipped body.
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2003.98.0065.jpg
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Top view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the inside.
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2003.98.0066.jpg
2003.98.0066.jpg
Bottom view of a Campanian lekanis, showing base.
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2004.99.0531.jpg
2004.99.0531.jpg
Oblique view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the inside and broken rim.
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2004.99.0532.jpg
2004.99.0532.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing details on the body and the tanned band by the foot.
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2004.99.0533.jpg
2004.99.0533.jpg
Back view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the broken rim and tanned band by the foot.
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2004.99.0534.jpg
2004.99.0534.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing details on the body and the tanned band by the foot.
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2004.99.0535.jpg
2004.99.0535.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the broken handle.
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2004.99.0536.jpg
2004.99.0536.jpg
Oblique view of an upturned Campanian lekanis, showing the base.
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2005.99.0112.jpg
2005.99.0112.jpg
Top view of an upturned Campanian lekanis, showing the base and missing sections.
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2005.99.0113.jpg
2005.99.0113.jpg
Top view of the top of a Campanian lekanis, showing the black glaze interior.
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2005.99.0125.jpg
2005.99.0125.jpg
Top view of the top of a Campanian lekanis, showing the black glaze interior.
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2005.99.0126.jpg
2005.99.0126.jpg
Top view of an upturned Campanian lekanis, showing the base and missing sections.
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2005.99.0145.jpg
2005.99.0145.jpg
Oblique view of a Campanian lekanis, showing the interior and broken rim.
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2005.99.0146.jpg
2005.99.0146.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing details on the body and the missing section.
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2005.99.0147.jpg
2005.99.0147.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing details on the body and the broken handle.
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2005.99.0148.jpg
2005.99.0148.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing details on the body and the tanned band by the foot.
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2005.99.0149.jpg
2005.99.0149.jpg
Front view of a Campanian lekanis, showing details on the body and the handle.
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Comparanda But compare to Lipari examples, especially Lipari 7, pls. 54-55 (tomb 2125); Bernabò Brea and Cavalier 1997, ch. 9; Biscari Coll. inv. 4306 (Catania 2000165 no. 134 [ill.])
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.8
Diameters Flange 11.4, rim 12.8, stem 3.1, base 5.5
Handle_height 1.2
Other_dims. W. handle 3.5
Location 5.2.3
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 21.10.2004
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