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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.40
adlib_title Campanian black glaze lekanis
Shape Lekanis
Shape_description Rounded rim on tapered flange, below which the walls spread out to a thin element that would have supported the lid; just below this are attached two horizontal horseshoe-shaped strap handles, slightly canted upwards. The body is rounded in the lower part and sharply joins a moulded foot, with an angled upper part and a broader, rounded lower part, hollow on the interior, with a narrow resting surface.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Campanian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Metallic black glaze all over except on reserved resting surface and inside of foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of five rejoined pieces, missing only a small chip from the rim; grayish-white deposits on rim, under handle, and resting surface.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0083.jpg
2003.93.0083.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the front of a Campanian black-gloss stemmed lekane.
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2003.97.0324.jpg
2003.97.0324.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2003.97.0325.jpg
2003.97.0325.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2003.97.0326.jpg
2003.97.0326.jpg
Top view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2003.97.0327.jpg
2003.97.0327.jpg
Bottom view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0699.jpg
2004.99.0699.jpg
Top view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0700.jpg
2004.99.0700.jpg
Bottom view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0799.jpg
2004.99.0799.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0800.jpg
2004.99.0800.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0801.jpg
2004.99.0801.jpg
Side view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0802.jpg
2004.99.0802.jpg
Front view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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2004.99.0803.jpg
2004.99.0803.jpg
Side view of a small Campanian black-glazed lekanis.
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.0
Diameters Flange 7.2, rim 8.0, stem 2.6, base 4.0
Handle_height 0.8
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 13.0
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 24.07.2002; 19.10.2004; 10.01.2006
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