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Accession_Number 22.9.3
adlib_title Boeotian black glaze kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Cone shaped body. Vertical ring handles, ribbon. Broad duf-bottomed cap, spreading foot. Shallow depression inside in bottom (cf. CVA pl.19.1,2).
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/4
Decoration Underside of foot unpainted.
Inscriptions
Condition Black faded and covered in white deposit. Complete but not intact, body made of six fragments joined together. 4cm crack along rim as well as smaller chips. Also chips on base and handles.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 450-425
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Boeotian black-glaze kantharos.
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Front view of a Boeotian black-glaze kantharos.
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Top view of a Boeotian black-glaze kantharos, showing the interior.
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2002.97.0654.jpg
Bottom view of a Boeotian black-glaze kantharos, showing the base.
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Three Boeotian black-glaze kantharoi, left (22.9.3) middle, (11.10.15) and right (26.12.31.)
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Front view of a Boeotian black-glaze kantharos.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.9
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 8.6
Diameters Mouth 9.8; base 6.0
Handle_height 3.5
Other_dims.
Location 10
Edited_by Faye; Karen
Date_edited 09.07.2003; 21.04.2004
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