Agora Object: P 1254
Inventory Number:   P 1254
Section Number:   Α 308
Title:   Black Figure Lekythos
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Four non-joining fragments; base missing and large pieces from the walls; neck and handle with most of shoulder preserved. Restored in plaster.
On the shoulder two ivy leaves and a palmette; on b) the lower part of a cloaked standing figure with a staff. On c) two figures: to the left a warrior, back and most of legs missing, raising his left knee to put on the greave which he holds in his outstretched hands; to the right a fragment of a draped figure who holds out toward the warrior a shield and two spears(?). The shield rim incised with compass lines, its emblem a dolphin; below it, two straight strokes. Incision for the interior details of the figures; no remains of accessory color save that the dolphin shows black against the surface of the shield where the glaze has grayed in firing (once white?).
ADDENDA Shoulder decoration is the same as in the Group of Vatican G. 52 (Paralip. p. 203).
Context:   Rectangular rockcut shaft.
Negatives:   Leica, 7-546
Dimensions:   Diam. 0.051, (lip) 0.033; Rest. H. 0.138
Date:   August-September 1932
Section:   Α
Elevation:   -13.50m.
Masl:   -20--12m.
Deposit:   G 6:3.2
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Hesperia 7 (1938), p. 399, no. 34, fig. 36.
    Agora XXIII, no. 815.
References:   Publication: Agora XXIII
Publication: Hesperia 7 (1938)
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 221, p. 205
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 354, p. 338
Image: 2012.26.0278 (7-546)
Deposit: G 6:3
Deposit: G 6:3.2
Notebook: Α-8
Notebook Page: Α-8-11 (pp. 1369-1370)
Card: P 1254