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Accession_Number 22.3.2
adlib_title Attic black figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Inside conical
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Inside is black apart from reserved rim. Two oblong handles, black on top and reserved underneath. Black rim runs around outside of the rim which is slightly offset. Main design is a satyr and maenad with tree between flanked by palmettes. Thin black band and black stem. Foot is black on top and reserved side. Resting surface is reserved and inside is half black and half reserved. Small central dot and circle.
Inscriptions
Condition One side missing. Inside has white deposits and traces of red due to bad firing. Crack around top of foot.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Ruvo
Period High Classical
Date 450
Dating_details
Artist Lancut Group
Attribution Ure
Image
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Oblique view, from below, of an Attic black-figure skyphos, depicting a satyr and a maenad.
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Front view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, depicting a satyr and a maenad.
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Bacl view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing the missing side of the cup.
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Top view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing the interior of the cup.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 11.5; ABV 577.23, 708; Add2 138
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB 331052
Height 8.1
Diameters Body 13.8; base 7.2
Handle_height 4.2
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 10.01.2006
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