Attic Pattern Miniature Lekythos

1942.01.0004

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Artifact Identification Attic Pattern Miniature Lekythos   (1942.01.0004)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Attic, 355 – 345 BCE
Culture Greek - Attic

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 8.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.8 cm
Weight 59 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Slip
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Painting, Firing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.25/ 3.8% R) Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 7.5/3.5) Light Grayish Yellowish Brown (10YR 7/3)

Research Remarks

Published Description

ATTIC PATTERN MINIATURE LEKYTHOS Shape and Ornament - Round body, long neck with flaring mouth, narrow disk foot set off from body by a groove. The only decoration is a reserved palmette on the front of the vase. Dimensions and Condition - H. 0.086 m.; d. body 0.045 m. Light brown clay, dark brown to black glaze which is peeling. Ex M. H. Trowbrodge Collection. About 350 B.C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 28, 9-10.

Description N/A
Comparanda

Dunbabin, T. J. Perachora II. 1962. Rudolph, Wolf. Die Bauch Lekythos. ca. 1969. Oslo National Gallery Ch. Sk. A : v/Sk. 494, (Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Oslo 1 [Norway 1], p. 35, pl. 43 : 2)

Bibliography

Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 24, Plate 28, 9-10.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Mary L. Trowbridge Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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