Agora Object: P 37000
Inventory Number:   P 37000
Section Number:   ΒΖ 1853
Excavation Number:   north:2012:f:4
Title:   Black Glaze Lekythos
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mouth and handle missing; small gap at shoulder, chipped foot.
Cylindrical lekythos. Scene framed at top by two diluted lines and a row of double dots above, at bottom black band flanked by diluted line. Shoulder: ray and tongue pattern.
In foreground, chariot at gallop to right with charioteer holding the reins. In background, armed warrior running right, toward goal post. Red: belt and fillet of charioteer; stripes on warrior's armor, helmet, and shield; mane and breast band of horse; bands of goal post. Added white: charioteer's chiton; warrior's baldric and plume of helmet; goal post; pendants of horse breast band. Fine incisions.
Foot in two degrees, painted torus below reserved vertical element. Underside reserved with central depression.
Haimon Group. 490-470 B.C. Agora XXIII, 1197 (P 10575), 1237(P 12069).
Most likely an apobates scene.
Status:   All Done
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Fill North of Wall 13, Layer 2.
Notebook Page:   9783
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.14; Diam. (shoulder) 0.052, (foot) 0.042
Material:   Ceramic
Chronology:   490-470 B.C.
Date:   26 June 2012
Section:   ΒΖ
Grid:   J/16-1/7
Elevation:   52.297m.
Masl:   52.297m.
Lot:   Lot ΒΖ 1993
Basket:   north:2012:b:11
Period:   Archaic
Bibliography:   Hesperia 84 (2015), p. 470, fig. 3.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 84 (2015)
Report: 2012 Excavations
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