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Accession_Number 22.3.27
adlib_title Apulian red figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/8
Decoration Black inside. Wave pattern around rim. Outside shows winged Eros on his knees (all above his waist is missing), garland in right hand, ribbon in left. Added yellow and white. At each handle is a palmette flanked by tendrils. Attached to tendril on left is a serrated leaf. Foot has ruddled band, black side and inside and a ruddled, flat base.
Inscriptions
Condition If there were handles then they are both missing along with the whole of one side and parts of other side of body missing. Small section of rim remains.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.28.0002.jpg
2003.28.0002.jpg
Fragment from a skyphos on the left and a complete skyphos on the right.
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2003.28.0011.jpg
2003.28.0011.jpg
Fragmment from skyphos. Shows part of winged Eros on his knees, holding a garland in his right hand.
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2003.28.0098.jpg
2003.28.0098.jpg
Skyphos fragment, back view. Palmette flanked by tendrils, under handle (missing).
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2003.97.0958.jpg
2003.97.0958.jpg
Front view of part of an Apulian skyphos, showing part of the exterior pattern.
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2003.97.0959.jpg
2003.97.0959.jpg
Side view of part of an Apulian skyphos, showing the inside of the cup to be glazed black.
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2003.97.0960.jpg
2003.97.0960.jpg
Top view of part of an Apulian skyphos, showing the inside of the cup to be glazed black.
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2003.97.0961.jpg
2003.97.0961.jpg
Underside view of part of an Apulian skyphos, showing the base and part of the pattern on the body.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 32.8
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 6.3
Diameters 9.1
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 21.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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