Agora Object: P 19313
Inventory Number:   P 19313
Section Number:   ΝΝ 4310
Title:   Red Figure Lekanis with Lid
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many pieces; of the bowl, parts of rim and wall and most of one handle missing; of the lid, about one-third of the top and rim. Restored in plaster. Bowl: substantially rounded ring foot; walls rounded to vertical rim with flange inset for lid. Horizontal band handles, with a small horned projection at their ends. Glazed over all except resting surface of foot, and zones between handles, these decorated with vertical zigzags in black. Lid: shallow, very slightly domed; plain downturned rim. Central knob handle, flat on top, the sides straight and narrowing slightly, set on a rather tall spreading stem. Red figured decoration: on the top of the knob, an eight-spoked wheel; on the lid, from the center, separated by glazed and reserved bands, egg and dot, around the stem of the knob; then pairs of opposed palmettes, set diagonally; then egg and dot at rim. Underside unglazed.
Both clay and glaze considerably grayed from burning.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Pyre in House T, Room 2, five layers under floor = House D. Late 5th. c. B.C.
Notebook Page:   7141, 7256
Negatives:   Leica, XXXIV-27, XXXIV-28, XXXIV-14, XXXIX-7, XXXIX-9
Dimensions:   H. (lekanis) 0.053, (lid) 0.045; Diam. (lekanis) 0.111, (lid) 0.118
Date:   8 April 1948
Section:   ΝΝ
Deposit:   B 18:5
Lot:   Lot ΝΝ 890
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Hesperia Suppl. 47 (2013), pyre 38, pp. 149-150.
    Hesperia 20 (1951), pl. 73:6.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), pls. 39:3 and 39:4-5.
    Agora XII, p. 167, n. 18.
References:   Publications (4)
Images (5)
Deposit: B 18:5
Notebook: ΝΝ-36
Notebook: ΝΝ-37
Notebook Page: ΝΝ-36-75 (pp. 7140-7141)
Notebook Page: ΝΝ-37-33 (pp. 7256-7257)
Card: P 19313
Card: P 19313