Agora Object: P 1218
Inventory Number:   P 1218
Section Number:   Δ 578
Title:   Lebes
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many fragments. Profile preserved. Large portions of the body restored in plaster. Rim rilled on inward-sloping top and on outside, which projects and overhangs. Micaceous brown clay with smooth solid surface: slip?
"The vase must have been made to stand on a tripod, as it could never have stood on its small base, nor have been lifted by its small handles."
Cf. P 22183.
ADDENDA There are some remarkable scratches on the [ ] that suggest at first look, ancient and intentional, but these seem to come only around the plaster restorations and I think they have been made when the plaster was scraped down. LT.
Context:   Well. Context ca. 500 B.C.
Handling:   Area of unpainted plaster could be painted and piece of plaster showing in gap can be removed by cutting with Dremel drill.
Negatives:   Leica, 82-403
PD Number:   PD 1140-23
Dimensions:   Diam. (mouth) 0.659, (base) 0.125; H. ca. 0.590
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   June 1932
Section:   Δ
Grid:   Δ:24/ΙΓ
Elevation:   -13.05--13.05m.
Masl:   -13.05m.
Deposit:   G 15:1
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Agora XII, no. 1743, fig. 19, pl. 81.
    Agora XXXI, p. 138.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:P 22183
References:   Publication: Agora XII
Publication: Agora XXXI
Publication Page: Agora 12.2, s. 28, p. 401
Drawing: PD 1140-23 (DA 6621)
Image: 2008.01.0116 (Leica P 1218)
Image: 2012.56.0418 (82-403)
Object: Agora XII, no. 1743
Deposit: G 15:1
Notebook: Δ-4
Notebook Page: Δ-4-19 (pp. 611-612)
Notebook Page: Δ-4-89 (pp. 751-752)
Card: P 1218
Card: P 1218