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Accession_Number 2005.2.4
adlib_title Perhaps Attic; black glaze; ruddled skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Ring foot, sloping on the interior, torus profile on the exterior.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Attic
Fabric_description Hard to discern, because fabric has greyed on all broken surfaces (through exposure to fire?)
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/2
Decoration Black glazed all over, except on resting surface, and underside, which is, however, decorated with two black concentric circles at centre, and black on the interior of the ring foot. Perhaps also ruddled on underside
Inscriptions On underside: AFY (Alpha-Phi-Upsilon in capitals)
Condition Single fragment comprising about half of the base, scratched and chipped in places; broken surfaces abraded and covered with grey deposits.
Technique/Style Black glaze; ruddled
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
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Height 3.4
Diameters Base 7.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. (on base) 4.5
Location Education
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