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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1661
adlib_title Perhaps East Greek lydion
Shape Lydion
Shape_description Everted rounded rim with flat upper surface, tapering to a narrow neck that broadens to a piriform body, conical in the lower part, on a tall, slightly flaring foot, with a flat resting surface and conical depression with a nipple at the center.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps East Greek
Fabric_description Powdery, buff, with some inclusions and air pockets.
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Reserved
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, with some white and reddish-brown deposits.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Archaic
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0524.jpg
Front view of an East Greek lydion.
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Top view of an East Greek lydion, showing the mouth.
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2002.97.0526.jpg
Bottom view of an East Greek lydion, showing the neck, the body and the foot.
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2003.93.0089.jpg
Front view of an East Greek lydion.
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Oblique view of an East Greek lydion.
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Front view of an East Greek lydion.
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Front view of an East Greek lydion.
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Beazley_DB
Height 8.5
Diameters Rim 5.4; mouth (interior) 2.9; neck 3.0; body 6.7; resting surface 2.7
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. foot 3.0
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Vicky Dawson; Amy; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 21.11.2002; 18.08.2004; 17.01.2006; 05.04.2017
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