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Lekythos

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Object Number:73-25-1
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Athens
Period: Classical Greek Period
Date Made: 499-400 BCE
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:White Ground
Iconography:Woman
Wool Basket
Klismos
Doric Column
Spinning
Height: 21.8 cm
Outside Diameter:7.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Robert H. Bates, 1973
Other Number:L-224-2 - Old Loan Number

Description

Lekythos. Foot, except for top surface, reserved. Lower wall also fully glazed. Rest of wall covered with white ground. Left to right: wool basket; woman seated on a klismos in profile facing right, arms extended in front of her, one above the other, as if spinning; Doric column. Border above: meander and cross. Shoulder, on clay ground: palmettes. Neck, lip, and outer surface of handle glazed. Parts of white ground area of wall and of shoulder are repainted.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.56View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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