Agora Object: P 24061
Inventory Number:   P 24061
Section Number:   ΣΑ 2386
Title:   Red Figure Lekythos: Inscribed
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Base, neck, handle and part of shoulder and upper wall missing.
Wall zone bounded below by pomegranate band, above by simple maeander; palmettes on shoulder.
Three warriors (shields, helmets, spears) move to left, towards a fourth who moves right. The fourth warrior has a short chiton. Shield devices: anchor, insect, serpent. One helmet is feathered. The figures move right around the pot. The two opposing warriors are at the front.
Relief contour.
Cf. a cup in London, 1907, 10-20, ARV, p. 102, Y, γγ, one of a group of cups with the signature of Pamphaios as potter "akin to the later and worse work of the Nikosthenes painter, but no two certainly by one hand."
ADDENDA Some scattered letters making no sense; between the warrior with the feather and the one wearing a chiton: <graphic> above; <graphic> below; between the warrior holding the shield with a serpent and the warrior holding the shield with an insect: <graphic>
For early Red Figure Lekythoi cf. Haspels (1936) p. 69 ff., and the references there (=VA, p. 26; Caskey, Attic Vase-Paintings, p. 11).
Hole bored through bottom for securing to teakwood base [25 August 1956].
Context:   Well below Stoa gutter.
Notebook Page:   3780
Negatives:   Leica, LXIX-83, LXIX-84, LXIX-85, 84-636, 84-637, 84-638, 84-639, 84-640
PD Number:   PD 2630-86
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.138; Diam. 0.081
Date:   29 May 1954
Section:   ΣΑ
Grid:   Q/7-12/15
Elevation:   -5.00m.
Masl:   -5m.
Deposit:   Q 12:3
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Davies and Kathirithamby (1986), frontispiece.
    Hesperia 55 (1986), p. 46, no. 318, fig. 29.
    Kurtz (1975), pl. 5:2.
    AgoraPicBk 12 (1971), fig. 54.
    Hesperia 24 (1955), p. 63 (noted), pl. 28:c.
    ARV2, p. 131.
    Agora XXX, no. 829, pl. 85.
    Paralip., p. 177.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:ARV, p. 102, Y, γγ.
    Agora:Object:Haspels (1936) p. 69 ff.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 275, p. 256
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 399, p. 380
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 523
Drawing: PD 2630-86 (DA 8188)
Images (18)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 829
Deposit: Q 12:3
Card: P 24061
Card: P 24061