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Accession_Number 22.9.5
adlib_title Boeotian black glaze kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Sphere with base and one side handle still present. Only half intact with one side handle. Other handle and some other pieces with it but just fragments. Base of cup badly chipped. Underside of cup's base is inverted.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Currently in 9 fragments. Main body of cup has had one fragment glued back into place. Does not appear that all pieces of cup are present. Needs to be reconstructed. Base has large chip. Bad condition however, black glaze seems to be in a good condition.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 520
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.29.0010.jpg
2003.29.0010.jpg
Two Boeotian kantharoi, one on the right with cracks evident (22.9.5) and a smaller one on the left, (11.10.14.)
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2003.29.0097.jpg
2003.29.0097.jpg
Back view of a Boeotian black-glazed kantharos, with cracks and repairs to body evident.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.4
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 12.5
Diameters Rim 12.5, foot 4.0, base 6.6
Handle_height 12.9
Other_dims.
Location 3.1.3
Edited_by Sarah; Karen
Date_edited 22.07.2003; 21.04.2004
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