Agora Object: P 14951
Inventory Number:   P 14951
Section Number:   ΓΓ 199
Title:   Black Figure Lekythos
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Lip and handle broken away; fragments missing from foot. Tall neck; flaring foot; double row of rays on shoulder. At center, Herakles with club, facing right, attacking an Amazon who moves right but turns back towards him with spear and crescent shield. At the left, a second Amazon, also moving away, but turning back towards the central figure; she with a round shield. Tendrils in field. Band of dots above.
A little coarse incision; thick white for Amazons' flesh, for spots on shields, for Herakles' club and for alternating dots in upper border. Free use of added red.
Glaze very unevenly fired, black to brown. Coarse work. Note that the glaze bands around the bottom of the scene were added after the figures were painted.
Context:   Well, fill II, bottom.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.138; Diam. (shoulder) 0.061
Date:   4 May 1939
Section:   ΓΓ
Grid:   ΓΓ:47/ΜΖ
Elevation:   -2.50 to -3.05m.
Masl:   -3.05--2.5m.
Deposit:   F 19:5
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Brommer (1960), p. 13.
    Brommer (1956), p. 10, no. A 171.
    ABV, p. 498, no. 3, no. 6, in drawing.
    Agora XXIII, no. 929.
    Paralip., p. 244.
References:   Publication: Agora XXIII
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 235, p. 219
Publication Page: Agora 23, s. 362, p. 346
Deposit: F 19:5
Notebook: Ω-6
Notebook Page: Ω-6-95 (pp. 1181-1182)
Card: P 14951
Card: P 14951