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Accession_Number 22.3.33
adlib_title South Italian red figure calyx krater
Shape Calyx krater
Shape_description Body fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric South Italian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration The fragment bears the depiction of a youth in three-quarter face, while drawing a bow. What is illustrated is the face, except for part of the hair (left side), part of an himation over his left shoulder, the arms (the right one before the hands, the left one before the forearm), the chest and the left side of the abdominals?, behind which emerges the ending of the himation. The cheek and the back have been executed with relief contour, whereas thinned brown glaze has been used for part of the hair. The interior is black, with a reserved band ca. 1 cm wide.
Inscriptions
Condition Only one spot has been peeled off from the exterior, while at the interior there are four bits that are chipped off and slight scratches on the reserved band.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period
Date 425-375
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0233.jpg
2003.93.0233.jpg
Top view of an Apulian vase fragment, showing a giant in three-quarter view.
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2004.11.0009.jpg
2004.11.0009.jpg
Top view of an Apulian vase fragment, depicting a giant (in a gigantomachy).
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2004.11.0025.jpg
2004.11.0025.jpg
Top view of an Apulian fragment showing a youth (giant) in 3/4-view to the right, drawing a bow.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 32.1
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 8.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 4.4
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Georgia; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 11.06.2003; 21.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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