Red-Figure Lekanis Lid


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Artifact Identification Red-Figure Lekanis Lid   (1922.01.0065B)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Beauty Supplies
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Hellenistic ?, 350– 300 BCE
Culture South Italian Greek, Apulian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 8.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 5.2 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 65 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing, Painting
Munsell Color Information Dark Brown (10 Y R 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

APULIAN RED-PATTERN LEKANIS AND LID Shape and Ornament: Rim of both lekanis and lid defined by carinatioin. Knob handle, slightly flaring foot. Top of handle depressed and decorated with glazed band and rays around a dot. On each side of lid a palmette, with volutes and half-palmettes in between. Dots on palmettes and volutes. Vertical stripes on edge of lid. A single wide band on stem of lekanis lid. Both vase and lid have fully glazed interiors. Accessory Colors: Yellow dots. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 55, 1.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 43, Plate 55, 1.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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