From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number 63-26-15
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Attic
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Attica
Period Classical Greek Period
Date Made 500-450 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique White Ground
Iconography Warrior | Infantry | Hoplite | Cavalry

Lekythos. Intact except for missing neck, lip, and most of handle from root up. Fpoot unglazed underneath. On lower part of edge of foot a wheel glazed band. Top of foot and lower well glazed except for 3 wheel-incised (?) lines below scene. Scene, in black glaze: to l. an armed warrior (shield and spear) advances toward right toweard an armed cavalryman ion center, also advancing to right. He in turn attacks an infantryman (sgield and spear) advancing toward him from right. Above, a maeander pattern bordered nbelow by two lines. On shoulder, two rows of vertical dashes. On underside of base: "TX" (possible for Tomb X?).

Height 14.2 cm
Outside Diameter 5.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963
Other Number TX - Other Number

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