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Accession_Number REDMG:1961.199.1
adlib_title squat lekythos
Shape Squat lekythos
Shape_description Very narrow neck, from which loops up a small, narrow strap handle, which rejoins at the middle of the broad shoulder. The shoulder curves into a bulbous body, grooved just above a slightly raised base. The underside is slightly concave at its centre. Some circular ridges (comb ot wire marks) remain on the underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 8/2
Decoration Reserved
Inscriptions
Condition Mouth broken off; surface scratched and chipped.
Technique/Style
Provenance
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Image
2004.99.0876.jpg
2004.99.0876.jpg
Front view of a squat lekythos.
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2004.99.0877.jpg
2004.99.0877.jpg
Front view of a squat lekythos.
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2004.99.0878.jpg
2004.99.0878.jpg
Front view of a squat lekythos.
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2004.99.0879.jpg
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Front view of a squat lekythos, showing the handle.
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2004.99.0880.jpg
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Oblique view of a squat lekythos, showing the broken mouth.
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2004.99.0881.jpg
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Oblique view of a squat lekythos on its side, showing the base.
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters Neck (min.) 2.3; body 5.1; base 3.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. Pres. H. 5.7
Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 17.08.2004
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