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Accession_Number 2016.5.2
adlib_title Ionic cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Open rim separated from the body by a grooved band. Shallow body. Slightly oblique handles of the stick type. Conical hollow foot with flexed walls.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Ionian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color Gley 2 3/5BG; 2.5YR/6/6
Decoration The body of the vase and the interior of the foot is reddish painted. The centre of the body is decorated with a black horizontal band. The interior, the rim, the bottom of the body and the foot walls are black painted. A black band decorates the rim. The interior of the rim has a reddish reserved band.
Inscriptions
Condition Five repaired cracks on the body. Gray mastice on part of the rim. Wearing of reddish painting on the body and base of the vase. Wearing of black painting on the handles.
Technique/Style Black Glaze
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Archaic / High Archaic
Date 580-540 B.C.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Ionic cup showing the interior of the cup
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Side view of a Ionic cup showing a crack on the body of the vase
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Side view of a Ionic cup showing a crack on the body of the vase
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View of the base of a Ionic cup
Comparanda
Bibliography Compernolle, Van, T. 1996. Le produzioni ceramiche arcaiche. Coppe di tipo ionicoin: Lippolis E.(a cura di), I Greci in occidente. arte e artigianato in Magna Grecia, Electa, Napoli: 299-302; Vallet G. and Villard F.1955. Mégara Hyblaea V. Lampes du VIIe siècle et chronologie des coupes Ioniennes ,in Mefra, 67, 14-31.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height h max:9
Diameters Diameter max: 12
Handle_height 3.5
Other_dims. Body h: 4.5; Foot h: 2. Base of foot diameter: 5.5 ; Stem:2.50
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Claudia Pinci
Date_edited 12.5.2016
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