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Accession_Number 14.9.109
adlib_title Attic black glaze kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Deep Acrocup (belongs to the Acropolis Group of Bloesch, Formen, 161 ff.); slightly offset rim with heavy moulding at the top of rim; ridge at the top of the low stem. Base is concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Exterior and interior black glazed, turning to red in places (especially around complete handle). Underside of foot reserved with one black band.
Inscriptions
Condition Part of the body and the rim mended from a rejoining fragment. Part of one handle and two parts of rim missing. Lustre remains. White deposits around the stem. Chips to the rim. Parts of the gloss scratched off the remaining handle. The gloss on the interior is not lustrous. On the larger part of the interior thinly applied and fired red. More shiny on the stem and the underside of the foot. Noted in pencil: 'BM' and '26'
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Early Classical
Date 475-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution Belongs to the same workshop as 50.4.16 according to D.W.J. Gill
Image
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Oblique front view, from slightly below, of two Attic black-glaze kylikes, 37.7.3 (left) and 14.9.109 (right).
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Oblique view, from the side/bottom, of Attic black-glaze kylix, showing reserved base with one black band and black body.
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Back view of Attic black-glaze kylix, showing large cracks around rim.
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Front view of Attic black-glaze kylix, showing cracked rim and broken handle.
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Top view of Attic black-glaze kylix, showing handles and interior.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glaze kylix, showing conical base with black band decoration.
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Comparanda Agora 12, 97
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 34.6; Gill 1986, 378 no. I265
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 8.0
Diameters Rim 12.7; base 5.8
Handle_height 3.6
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2c bottom
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 17.01.2006; 15.08.2006
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