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Accession_Number 25.9.2
adlib_title Attic plemochoe
Shape Plemochoe
Shape_description Central hole opening to inside of plemochoe with a ledge to receive a lid.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/2
Decoration The inside is black at the base and reserved up the interior walls. On the upper surface around mouth are alternating black and red tongues surrounded by double row of dots between lines. Outside these is black around the curved body down the stem to the foot. Black glaze badly fired revealing many colours. Side of foot is reserved as is resting surface and central base section which is flat but raised a long way inside the footring which is black inside.
Inscriptions
Condition Chipped at base. The paint on the exterior surface underneath is badly damaged and has worn away / badly fired to reveal different colours. Topside of exterior surface is worn leaving only traces of pattern.
Technique/Style
Provenance Said to have come from Thebes
Period Late Archaic
Date 525-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.35.0009.jpg
2003.35.0009.jpg
Two objects, both either plemochoes or stemmed handless kothons. Larger's accession code: 25.9.2. Smaller: 45.6.6.
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2003.35.0098.jpg
2003.35.0098.jpg
Stemmed handleless kothon, side view.
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2003.97.0809.jpg
2003.97.0809.jpg
Side view of an Attic plemochoe, showing the body and the stem.
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2003.97.0810.jpg
2003.97.0810.jpg
Side view of an Attic plemochoe, showing the mouth, the body and the foot.
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2003.97.0811.jpg
2003.97.0811.jpg
Top view of an Attic plemochoe, showing the pattern around the rim.
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2003.97.0812.jpg
2003.97.0812.jpg
Underside view of an Attic plemochoe, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 39.5
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.2
Diameters 18.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. Diameter of hole 8.1 Width of stem 6.1 Base diameter 11.4
Location Timeline 2d bottom
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 21.04.2004; 17.01.2006
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