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Accession_Number 22.3.24
adlib_title Apulian red figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Stemless
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/8
Decoration Clay greyish. Inside, with reserved circle, woman running with tray in one hand, uncertain object in other. Rocky ground shown by black spots on reserved surface. Around the inside rim of the kylix are heart and flower shape patterns attached to long flowing lines.Added white, sometimes touched with yellow. On deep rim, ivy beneath. Outside A: two men facing each other holding different uncetain objects there are three circular objects around them, two with a dot in the middle and the other with a cross. Three palmette patterns surround each of the men, but as some of the kylix is missing these patterns are not all complete, the patterns also change slightly when under the handle. The lower quarter of presumably similar picture of the men can also be seen.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete, one handle is missing and around half of the rim. The piece has been repaired and consists of 6 pieces.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 350-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Stemless kylix, outside. Shows two youths (left), one holding a strigil, the other a garland, and palmettes near handle.
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Stemless kylix, inside. Woman running with a tray in one hand and an uncertain object (fruit?) in the other.
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Front view of a red figure Apulian kylix, showing exterior decoration.
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View of the inside of a broken red figure kylix showing a woman running.
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Top view of red figure kylix showing decoration on inside.
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Bottom view of red figure kylix showing base and palmettes and two men facing each other.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 32.7
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 4.8
Diameters
Handle_height 3.9
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Hannah; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 10.01.2006
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