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Accession_Number 14.9.82
Shape Lekane
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/4
Decoration Head and part of body of woman and siren, both facing left. Shapeless rosettes in field. Red for hair, breast and base of wing of siren and large spot of breast of woman. On top of the rim there are two uneven rows of black dots. The interior is black with a red band along the bottom half of the fragment.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, one chip on the rim, a surface chip on the interior.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Perhaps from Gela
Period Early Archaic
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist Polos Painter
Attribution Ure
Image
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2003.08.0008.jpg
View of the interior of two Attic black-figure lekanis...
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2003.08.0096.jpg
2003.08.0096.jpg
Triangular fragment from lekane.
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2003.08.0098.jpg
2003.08.0098.jpg
Triangular fragment from lekane. Decoration depicting head and part...
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 8.10; ABV 681.84bis
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306507
Height 5.3
Diameters 10.9
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Jessica; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 02.07.2003; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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