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Accession_Number 23.4.1
adlib_title Attic red figure; stamped kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Stemless. Groove separating slightly flaring rim from body. Handles curve slightly upwards from the top of the body. Another groove at join between body and foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/3
Decoration Black inside, with 8 ivy leaves reserved on rim joined by a stem and with groups of white berries. At the base of the inside is a stamped pattern of 5 linked palmettes around a horse shoe pattern with ovules inside, and there are ovules around the outside between bands. Side A is a youth with discus and athlete holding aryballos and side B is an athlete and youth with a discus hanging on the wall. Below each handle is a group of three palmettes. Moulded ridge above foot, which is black all over. Base is reserved in centre with three black bands, two broad and one narrow.
Inscriptions
Condition Handles and foot have been restored and repainted - modern. Incomplete as part of foot / base is missing. Paint chipped around rim and beginning to wear off on main design, especially on side B.
Technique/Style Red figure; stamped
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 375-350
Dating_details
Artist Q Painter
Attribution Ure attributes this as a 'late work' of the Q Painter: JHS 64 (1944) 75 no.43
Image
2003.24.0001.jpg
2003.24.0001.jpg
Top view of an Attic stemless kylix, showing ivy spray on inner rim and stamped decoration of linked palmettes between two lots of ovules.
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2003.24.0003.jpg
2003.24.0003.jpg
Side view of an Attic stemless kylix, showing handle and palmette decoration beneath.
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2003.24.0005.jpg
2003.24.0005.jpg
Front view of an Attic stemless kylix, showing athlete and youth, a discus hanging on the wall.
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2003.67.0001.jpg
2003.67.0001.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly below, of a stemless Attic kylix, showing handle with palmette decoration beneath, and broken footring.
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2003.71.0007.jpg
2003.71.0007.jpg
Oblique view, from below, of a stemless Attic kylix, showing handle with palmette decoration beneath, and broken footring.
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2003.97.0671.jpg
2003.97.0671.jpg
Front view of Attic red figure kylix, showing youth and athlete on the front.
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2003.97.0672.jpg
2003.97.0672.jpg
Back view of an Attic red figure kylix, showing that half of the footring is broken.
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2003.97.0673.jpg
2003.97.0673.jpg
Top view of an Attic red figure kylix, showing ivy leaf pattern inside rim.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 27.2; JHS 64 (1944) pl. IV.43; ARV2 1521.47 (25)
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 231106
Height 6.9
Diameters Rim 12.9; base 7.0
Handle_height 0.9
Other_dims.
Location Education
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 20.04.2004; 06.01.2006; 03.08.2006
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