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Accession_Number 11.10.12
adlib_title Corinthian kothon
Shape Kothon
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 7/4
Decoration Ribbon handle with projecting ends. Inside is black with two red bands at centre. On turned-in rim, one black band (level with the bottom of the handle) and one red band. The body is decorated with black lanceolate leaves bordered on the outside by five lines alternating black and red, on inner by two lines and band in black. The foot is decorated with black band and, on the base, a wide red band, two thin black bands, two central bands and a dot.
Inscriptions
Condition Chip in handle, but otherwise well preserved.
Technique/Style
Provenance Boeotia
Period High Archaic
Date 575-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0073.JPG
2002.97.0073.JPG
Front view of a Corinthian kothon.
2002.97.0074.JPG
2002.97.0074.JPG
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the rim and the handle.
2003.97.0239.jpg
2003.97.0239.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian kothon.
2003.97.0240.jpg
2003.97.0240.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian kothon.
2003.97.0241.jpg
2003.97.0241.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the rim and the handle.
2003.97.0242.jpg
2003.97.0242.jpg
Top view of the bottom a Corinthian kothon, showing the base.
2004.10.0003.jpg
2004.10.0003.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the rim and the handle (left).
2004.10.0091.jpg
2004.10.0091.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the rim and the handle.
2004.34.0072.jpg
2004.34.0072.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 6.6
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 4.9
Diameters 15.2
Handle_height 1.9
Other_dims. W. rim 1.8
Location 5.2.6
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 31.03.2004
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