From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number 63-26-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Attic
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Attica
Period Classical Greek Period
Date Made 475-450 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Woman

Shoulder lekythos, complete except for minor fragments. Disk foot, bevelled, glazed on top only. On wall on a reserved ground line a female figure in chiton, himation, and a sakkos strides to right, looking back, right hand extended back, left hand forward, holding a leafy branch. Above, a maeander pattern. On reserved shoulder, traces of a running palmette pattern. Neck reserved, lip and exterior of handle black. On base in pencil: "TXV" (possibly for Tomb XV?). Also "255" twice.

Height 20 cm
Outside Diameter 7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963
Other Number 255 - Other Number | TXV - Other Number

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