Agora Object: I 5459
Inventory Number:   I 5459
Section Number:   Η' 819
Title:   Funeral Lekythos
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed funeral lekythos.
Almost half of the circuference preserved; base and neck broken away; surface battered and worn.
At right, on a raised ground-line, a partly-draped bearded man is seated left, holding the hand of a standing male (?) figure facing him. Behind this figure, a standing nude boy.
Three lines of the inscription preserved; one over head of seated figure, one at left of standing figure, and one over the head of the boy.
Pentelic marble.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Found in a wall of Byzantine building, over the area of the altar of the Twelve Gods.
Negatives:   Leica, LXXII-84
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.62; Lett. H. ca. 0.009; Diam. ca. 0.39
Date:   26 May 1938
Section:   Η'
Grid:   K 6
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), pp. 26-27, fig. 14.
    Schmaltz (1970), no. A 214.
    Hesperia 30 (1961), p. 276, no. 124, pl. 55.
    Agora XVII, no. 994, p. 174.
    Agora XXXV, no. 182, pl. 57.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Page: Agora 17, s. 186, p. 174
Publication Page: Agora 17, s. 216, p. 204
Images (4)
Notebook: Η'-10
Notebook Page: Η'-10-80 (pp. 1908-1909)
Card: I 5459