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Accession_Number 11.10.21
adlib_title Attic black figure cup-skyphos
Shape Cup-skyphos
Shape_description If the foot is restored correctly this is a variant of Ure's type K 2 (Ure 1927, 68), which is the most common Haemonian skyphos, as judged by the Agora material: cf. Agora 23, 60, esp. no. 1516, pl. 103 (with the same type of foot); ABV 565-71, 598-710 Slightly concave black rim; shallow bowl with flat underside; moulded ring foot, with concave inner surface.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Black glaze covers the interior. Exterior of the rim black; black ground line at bottom of figural scene; black on lower part of body and exterior of foot, except for two reserved grooved lines on the top and lower part of foot. Reserved resting surface. Underside decorated with black circle at the center, surrounded by a thin black band. Interior of the foot black . Scene is similar on both sides: between palmettes a charioteer driving a quadriga, or two-horse chariot, to the right. Incised detail on all figures. Careless design, no details.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of rejoined fragments, restored where fragments were missing (e.g. in handle zones) and slightly repainted. Blaze is not shiny on the interior and exterior. On the lower part of the body and the foot it is fired brownish. Parts of the clay have been scratched away om the lower part of the body and the exterior of the foot leaving an uneven surface. Small chips on the body.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance From Rhitsona, Boeotia
Period Late Archaic
Date 500-475
Dating_details
Artist Haimon Group: Haimon Painter
Attribution Manner of the Haimon Painter
Image
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Back view of an Attic black-figure cup-skyphos, showing a man riding a quadriga (four-horse chariot) to the right.
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2003.92.0381.jpg
2003.92.0381.jpg
Left side view of an Attic black-figure cup-skyphos, showing the area where a handle would have been attached (now restored).
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2003.92.0382.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure cup-skyphos, showing a man riding a quadriga (four-horse chariot) to the right.
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2003.92.0383.jpg
Right side view of an Attic black-figure cup-skyphos, showing the area where a handle would have been attached (now restored).
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2003.92.0384.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure cup-skyphos, showing the interior of the bowl.
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2003.92.0385.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-figure cup-skyphos, showing the decorated underside.
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Front view of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, restored without handles, showing a charioteer.
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2008.99.0778.jpg
Profile view of the front of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, restored without handles, showing a charioteer.
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2008.99.0779.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, restored without handles, palmettes.
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2008.99.0780.jpg
Profile view of the back of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, restored without handles, showing a charioteer.
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2008.99.0781.jpg
2008.99.0781.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the back of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, restored without handles, showing a charioteer.
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2008.99.0782.jpg
2008.99.0782.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, restored without handles, showing palmettes, and a charioteer (at right).
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2008.99.0783.jpg
2008.99.0783.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figured cup-skyphos, showing the bowl interior.
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2008.99.0784.jpg
2008.99.0784.jpg
Oblique bottom view of an Attic cup-skyphos, restored without handles.
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Comparanda Naples, Spinelli 164185 (Sp. 2142): CVA Naples 6, pl. 44.1-2, 45.1-2, fig. 3. (Italia 3259)
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Beazley_DB
Height 10.6
Diameters Rim 18.0; base 11.0
Handle_height
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Location Education
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kisney; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 05.09.2002; 10.12.2003; 06.012.2006; 02.08.2006; 19.04.2017
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