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Accession_Number 25.4.2
adlib_title Boeotian kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Four-handled. Kylix style, stemmed and hollow inside stem. Handles round. At halfway points between handles are two more sets of handles but these have broken off.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 8/3
Decoration Black and red on creamy buff. Main zone flying birds in panels between chevron-panels. Red for middle band of three above main zone, and vertical lines of herringbone panels, and mid band below main zone. Bands on handles. On the inside are three thick black bands interspersed with reserved bands and a reserved circle in the middle.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete. The surface condition is not very good, there are small holes and scratchs all over the surface, in and out, as well as fading on the decoration. The rim shows several chips, and the handles are very uneven. The resting surface of the foot is very chipped and uneven.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date 550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0458.jpg
2002.97.0458.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian kylix, showing exterior pattern and two handles one of which is broken.
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2002.97.0459.jpg
2002.97.0459.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the interior.
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2002.97.0460.jpg
2002.97.0460.jpg
Underside view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the pattern on the body and the base.
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2003.14.0010.jpg
2003.14.0010.jpg
Two Boeotian 'kylix-style' four-handled kylikes, 33.4.1 at left and 25.4.2 at right.
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2003.14.0097.jpg
2003.14.0097.jpg
Inside of four-handled kylix. Three broad bands , in black and red on creamy-buff.
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2003.14.0098.jpg
2003.14.0098.jpg
Inverted four-handled kylix. Flying birds in panels in main zone, black and red on creamy-buff.
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2003.58.0001.jpg
2003.58.0001.jpg
Inverted four-handled Boeotian kylix.
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2003.58.0009.jpg
2003.58.0009.jpg
An inverted Boeotian four-handled kylix.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 15.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H. 12.1
Diameters Diam without handles. 18.8
Handle_height H. 2.0; L.2.8
Other_dims. H of foot. 3.6; Diam of foot. 6.1
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Karen
Date_edited 03.09.02; 05.04.2004
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