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Lekythos: GR.3.1955

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Object information

White-ground, black-figure lekythos, showing the harnessing of a chariot; four bearded male figures stand around a 2-horse chariot; each wears a leafy wreath around his head; two, the charioteer, mounting the chariot box, and another standing behind the horses, may be wearing the white tunic of a charioteer; the wreaths suggest preparations for a competition or festival procession.

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1955


Place(s) associated

  • Athens ⪼ Attica ⪼ Greece

Measurements and weight

  • Height: 0.36 m
  • Width: 0.13 m

Materials used in production

Associated department: Antiquities

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Wednesday 22 January 2014
  • Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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