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Accession_Number 22.3.39
adlib_title Gnathian skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Gnathian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 6/4
Decoration Black glaze but slightly silvery front and back. Bands of decoration from top to bottom; white 'v' shapes and dots, two thin bands, white 's' shapes facing right, two narrow bands, blocks of red and white, two bands, white dots with swirls and circular leaf pattern, red band, indistinguishable circular pattern due to break.
Inscriptions
Condition Design remains clear and lustre remains. Some discolouring of white paint.
Technique/Style
Provenance From Ruvo
Period
Date 350-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.98.0138.jpg
2003.98.0138.jpg
Top view of an Gnathian skyphos fragment, showing the exterior decoration.
2003.98.0139.jpg
2003.98.0139.jpg
Underside view of a Gnathian fragment from a skyphos, showing the black glazed interior.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 5.5 from rim to base
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length from side to side 5.0Thickness 0.4
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 9 August 2002; 16.01.2006
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