Agora Object: P 32874
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   P 32874
Inventory Number:   P 32874
Section Number:   ΜΣ 1521
Conservation Number:   2371
Title:   Black Figure Louterion Fragments
Category:   Pottery
Description:   66 fragments, making up seven pieces, with a bag of numerous fragments.
a) About one-quarter of rim with one loop handle, with square handle-panel and portion of shoulder; lion's hindquarters.
b) Shoulder fragment; cavalcade of three mounted horsemen riding to right.
c) Shoulder fragment; lion's head, panther facing right.
d) and e) Lower wall fragments decorated with rays .
f) Half of spout.
g) Loose wall fragment.
Large black figured louterion of early 6th century. Broad horizontal low rim, plain black glaze on top with a band of purple on outer edge, overhanging inside of vessel. Projecting square handle-panel, attached to the loop handle that rises from sharply curved shoulder, decorated on top with a rosette painted in black and purple. Lower body reserved, decorated with rays, area above black. Front of upper body: confronted felines flanking spout.
Red Attic clay, with black glaze; added purple highlights and incision.
Parallels for figured scenes: cf. Agora XXIII, pp. 32-3; and D. Callipolitis-Feytmans (1965), "Louteria". J.C. believes that the style is close to the Gorgon Painter; cf. Papadopoulou - Kanellopoulou, "Plats Attiques & Figures Noires" pp. 46-54.
Notes:   See Pottery Lots T504 and T505.
Context:   Middle Stoa, under north aisle. "Lower Trench" - under Archaic Road. Multiple baskets.
Notebook Page:   3142-3146
Negatives:   98-21-26(24,25), 98-21-15(16,17), 98-21-11(12,13,14), 99-9-32, 99-9-33
Dimensions:   Diam. (outer rim) 0.44; Max. Dim. b) 0.24, c) 0.186, d) 0.212, e) 0.265, f) 0.118, g) 0.067; P.H. a) 0.135
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   26 June-22 July 1997
Section:   ΜΣ
Grid:   I/3,6-13/2,7
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Hesperia 68 (1999), p. 257, figs. 3-5.
Published Type:   Agora XXIII, pp. 32-3.
    Callipolitis-Feytmans (1965).
References:   Publication: Agora XXIII
Publication: Hesperia 68 (1999)
Report: 1997 Excavations
Drawing: PD 2796-a (DA 6635)
Drawing: PD 2796-b (DA 6633)
Drawing: PD 2796-c (DA 6634)
Images (4)
Card: P 32874
Card: P 32874