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Accession_Number 22.3.7
adlib_title Italian black glaze kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Stemless. Inside, deep concave rim, sharply marked off although the outside is an unbroken curve and does not follow contours of the inside. Groove separates the body from the short foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Italian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 4/8
Decoration Stamped in the centre is a single palmette, surrounded by ring of eight palmettes at irregular intervals, outside an incised circle, and beyond that a similar ring of sixteen palmettes outside another incised cirlcle. Foot ring is black inside and out as is resting surface. Base is flat and ruddled with central black dot.
Inscriptions
Condition One handle and part of rim missing, as is a large chip from the rim. Large piece missing from the inside. Two large marks are also on the outside of the kylix where the handle used to be.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view, from slightly below, of an Italian black-gloss stemless kylix, showing side and base.
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Top view of temless kylix, showing missing handle and a leaf shape on inside rim.
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Right side view of an Italian black-gloss stemless kylix showing broken rim and interior.
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Left side view of an Italian black-gloss stemless kylix showing handle and interior.
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Top view of an Italian black-gloss stemless kylix, showing palmettes stamped in the interior of the bowl.
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Bottom view of an Italian black-gloss stemless kylix, showing reserved base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 34.14, 35.11
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 5.2
Diameters Rim 19.7; base 9.8
Handle_height 0.9
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Hannah; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 14.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 10.01.2006; 28.07.2006
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