Attic black-figure lekanis

Attic workshop-0590/-0580

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
Athens, Greece

Black-figure lekanis (low bowl) from a provincial Attic workshop, with a zone of aquatic birds and modelled female busts on the rim. It belongs to the 'Ragusa Group’, named after the region in Sicily where this type of vase was first identified. 590-580 BC. Gift of Peggy Zoumboulaki in memory of her husband Tassos. (ΓΕ 31132)


  • Title: Attic black-figure lekanis
  • Creator: Attic workshop
  • Date Created: -0590/-0580
  • Location Created: Greece
  • diameter: 22.6
  • Physical Dimensions: h110 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: vase
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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