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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.53
adlib_title Corinthian black glaze; incised lekythos
Shape Lekythos
Shape_description Incurving rim with concave lip, narrowing to a short neck at the top of which is attached a small vertical strap handle that extends the the shoulder; wall curves continuously from neck, widening to an ovoid body atop a disk foot; underside concave with a slight circular protruberance at centre. Tapering 'cucumber', survival of the Late Corinthian Archaic type (see Corinth 13, 140-41, fig. 15), but with a disk foot. E.g. Corinth T1317: Corinth 13, 222 no. 277-4, pl. 37. Cf. also Rhitsona 50.273.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Black glaze except reserved underside; eight incised bands horizontal lines around body.
Inscriptions
Condition Black glaze worn, especially on handle and one side.
Technique/Style Black glaze; incised
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 475-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Right side view of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos.
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Right side view of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos.
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Back view of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos.
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Left side view of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos.
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Oblique view, from above, of the right side of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos.
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Bottom view of a Corinthian black-glaze lekythos, showing the underside.
Comparanda Cf. Reading RM.1622.64
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 9.7
Diameters Rim 2.4; neck (min.) 1.4; body 4.7; foot 3.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 5.2.5
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 12.07.2002; 18.08.2003
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