lekanis; lid (containers)

Painted lekanis and lid. The dish is made from pinkish clay, with thin brown red paint on the body, underside, and foot. There are vertical tongues in between the two horizontal ribbon handles with spurs. The interior is painted dull brown or red, and the handles are painted black. The lid has a wave pattern painted around the edge, and dilute black on the shoulder, with a pattern of leaves and stylized tendrils in yellow and white. It has horizontal black bands painted around the handle. In the tondo of the foot-like handle, a yellow and white flower motif is painted on a black ground. The interior of the lid is undecorated.

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