APC Image: AK 1134Pottery from the cutting Y-Z, dating to the sixth century B.C. Top row left to right: Sherd of Protocorinthian ware with imbricated pattern made with deeply incised lines. Below are one white and three purple lines. Light buff clay (the sherd is turned upside down in this photograph). Fragment of a black-figured lekythos on which are preserved parts of two figures facing each other. Second row left to right: Sherd of black-figured skyphos with a ray pattern at the foot and the lower parts of three draped human figures above. Small fragment of lekythos with figure of Herakles wearing the lion's skin. Accessories are added in purple color and incisions. Small fragment of black-figured lekythos with part of warrior to right and traces of two other figures. Black-figured sherd with part of a shield preserved. The rim is purple and the design on the shield is white. Tiny black-figured sherd with head of ram to right. The large curving horns are painted white, the neck is purple. Third row left to right: Black-figured sherd with upper part of male figure to right holding a spear. In front is part of another figure. Sherd from interior of cup with figure of gorgoneion. The teeth are rendered in white, the tongue is purple. Black-figured sherd from interior of cup. One foot and part of drapery of female figure are preserved. Black-figured sherd with head of lion. Dark purple paint is used for the mane. Fourth row left to right: Black-figured sherd with figure of warrior wearing breastplate and holding large shield and spear. Decorations on shield and breastplate are added with a creamy white paint and incised lines, and the sword belt seems to have been purple. Black-figured sherd of open vase with left foot and part of drapery of figure to right. Black-figured sherd with remains of figured decoration, probably part of sphinx.
Object Description:   Pottery from the cutting Y-Z, dating to the sixth century B.C. Top row left to right: Sherd of Protocorinthian ware with imbricated pattern made with deeply incised lines. Below are one white and three purple lines. Light buff clay (the sherd is turned upside down in this photograph). Fragment of a black-figured lekythos on which are preserved parts of two figures facing each other. Second row left to right: Sherd of black-figured skyphos with a ray pattern at the foot and the lower parts of three draped human figures above. Small fragment of lekythos with figure of Herakles wearing the lion's skin. Accessories are added in purple color and incisions. Small fragment of black-figured lekythos with part of warrior to right and traces of two other figures. Black-figured sherd with part of a shield preserved. The rim is purple and the design on the shield is white. Tiny black-figured sherd with head of ram to right. The large curving horns are painted white, the neck is purple. Third row left to right: Black-figured sherd with upper part of male figure to right holding a spear. In front is part of another figure. Sherd from interior of cup with figure of gorgoneion. The teeth are rendered in white, the tongue is purple. Black-figured sherd from interior of cup. One foot and part of drapery of female figure are preserved. Black-figured sherd with head of lion. Dark purple paint is used for the mane. Fourth row left to right: Black-figured sherd with figure of warrior wearing breastplate and holding large shield and spear. Decorations on shield and breastplate are added with a creamy white paint and incised lines, and the sword belt seems to have been purple. Black-figured sherd of open vase with left foot and part of drapery of figure to right. Black-figured sherd with remains of figured decoration, probably part of sphinx.
Negative Number:   AK 1134
Category:   Pottery
Subcategory:   Vessel
Site:   Acropolis, North Slope
City:   Athens
Region:   Attica
Country:   Greece
Date:   1937
Format:   Interpositive
Dimensions:   23.5 X 17.5
Bibliography:   Hesperia 7 (1938), p. 180, fig. 17.
Repository:   ASCSA ARCHIVES
Collection Title:   Archaeological Photographic Collection
Series:   AK
Image Width:   2088
Image Height:   2838