Ure Museum Database



Browse
Accession_Number 2004.8.6
adlib_title Attic black figure skyphos fragment
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Six, black palmettes (two only partially visible), set against a reserved background. Left of the palmettes is a verticle, thin black line. Above the palmettes there is a thick black band around the rim, with black paint on the rim itself too.
Inscriptions
Condition Single, four sided fragment, roughly broken on three sides. The black paint on the rim itself has been worn in patches, but the thick black band around the rim has preserved its colour and paint. The reserved background has surface scratces and is worn in places. The reverse of the fragmnent is black in colour with five minute chips to the surface paint.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0572.jpg
2006.20.0572.jpg
Top view of an Attic skyphos fragment, showing six black palmettes with a thick black band above them.
2006.20.0573.jpg
2006.20.0573.jpg
Top view of an Attic skyphos fragment, showing the black reverse.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 4.2; W. 4.8
Location 11.1.6
Edited_by Lucia
Date_edited 20.08.2004
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH