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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1622
adlib_title Corinthian black glaze miniature lekythos
Shape Miniature lekythos
Shape_description Cup mouth with rounded rim, narrowing to a short neck, at the top of which is attached a small vertical strap handle that extends the lower part of the shoulder; wall curves continuously from neck, broadening to a slim ovoid body joined to a broad raised foot that is diagonal in profile; flat underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Black glazed; reserved base
Inscriptions
Condition Whitish-tan deposits.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Found at Corinth
Period Classical
Date 475-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Left side view of a Corinthian black-gloss lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian black-gloss lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian black-gloss lekythos, showing handle.
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Front view of a Corinthian black-gloss lekythos.
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Front view of a Corinthian black-gloss lekythos.
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Oblique view of a Corinthian black-gloss lekythos.
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Comparanda For shape RM.25.53.23. For such tapering 'cucumber', survivals of the Late Corinthian Archaic type see Corinth 13, 140-41, fig. 15, e.g. Corinth T1243: Corinth 13, 223 no. 281-5, pl. 40. Typically Corinthian foot. Cf. also (banded) Attic olpai: Agora 12, pl. 12. Many jugs of similar shape (local imitations?) were found in Sicily, e.g. Agrigento, although many without distinct bases. For comparanda, however, see Veder Greco 295 (an example with a slightly upcurving handle, from Contrada Pezzino, tomb 1316).
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Beazley_DB
Height 9.1
Diameters Rim 3.1, neck 1.7, body 4.1, base 3.3
Handle_height 2.7
Other_dims.
Location 1.2.5
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 13.08.2002; 11.12.2003
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