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Accession_Number 25.8.2
adlib_title Attic bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Handmade
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Paint fired red. The rim of the bowl is red. Inside has an eight pointed cross whose spokes reach from the rim to the base. Outside has a red band around rim and a main design of seven long-necked birds facing right with dot rosettes in the field. On bottom is an uneven, eight-spoked wheel with two holes pierced in bottom, one opposite the other.
Inscriptions
Condition Stands unevenly. Paint is good condition and picture is clear. Rim is a little damaged and one section of the wall has been repaired.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Geometric
Date 725-700
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.08.0004.jpg
2003.08.0004.jpg
Side view of an Attic geometric basket-shaped vase (26.8.1) and an Attic geometric bowl (25.8.2).
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2003.08.0091.jpg
2003.08.0091.jpg
Small bowl, bottom view. Decoration depicting birds and dot rosettes; eight-spoked wheel on bottom.
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2003.08.0095.jpg
2003.08.0095.jpg
Small bowl, view of inside. Decoration: multiple cross.
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2003.97.0769.jpg
2003.97.0769.jpg
Side view of an Attic bowl, showing part of the pattern on the inside and most of the pattern on the outside of the body.
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2003.97.0770.jpg
2003.97.0770.jpg
Side view of an Attic bowl, showing part of the pattern on the inside and most of the pattern on the outside of the body.
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2003.97.0771.jpg
2003.97.0771.jpg
Top view of an Attic bowl, showing part of the pattern on the inside.
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2003.97.0772.jpg
2003.97.0772.jpg
Underside view of an Attic bowl, showing the pattern on the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 8.7.
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.5
Diameters 6.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. Distance between holes 2.0
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 2.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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