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Accession_Number 14.9.83
Shape Lekanis fragment
Shape_description Rim/bowl fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Interior black, with two concentric red circles; flat rim is decorated with three uneven rows of black dots; exterior decorated with a black band, just below rim; in figural zone, two confronting sirens with rosettes in field; below, two horizontal lines, above rays. Red for breast and base of wing of both and for streak across body of siren on left. Incisions.
Inscriptions
Condition
Technique/Style Black figure; added colour; incised
Provenance Perhaps from Gela
Period Early Archaic
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist Polos Painter
Attribution Ure (CVA 1)
Image
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View of the exterior of two Attic black-figure lekanis...
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Interior view of a curved fragment from a lekanis....
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Exterior view of a curved fragment from a lekanis,...
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 8.11; ABV 681.84ter
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306508
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 11.0; W. 5.4
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Karen; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.03.2004; 06.05.2004; 16.01.2006
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