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Accession_Number 26.12.11
adlib_title Attic black figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/3
Decoration Inside black with reserved line round lip and reserved disk with one black circle in the bottom. Handle is black on top and reserved underneath. Outer surface, from top to bottom has black band, ivy leaves, black band, inverted ivy leaves, two black bands, main design, three black bands, broad black band, three narrow bands, red and black alternating bars, black band, red ridge, black foot. The main design is similar both sides of Amazons fleeing a quadriga (four horse chariot). Four sirens, facing handles, one each side. Horses are black with detail in red and white. Lower part of side of foot reserved, as is resting surface. Inner foot ring black with base reserved except for a central dot and two rings in black.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete and repaired. Large area missing from side and smaller fragments missing elsewhere. White deposits inside. One handle missing. Paint remains clear and colourful on the parts that remain.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance From Boeotia
Period Late Archaic
Date 510-500
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Oblique view, from below, of an Attic black-figure skyphos, depicting an advancing quadriga among Amazons.
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Oblique view of an Attic skyphos, showing the black interior and a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing two sirens and the handle.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing two sirens and the missing section.
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing one sirens (far right) and amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing part of a sirens (far right) and amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing part of one sirens (far left) and amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing one sirens (far left) and amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing one sirens (far right) and amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing amazons feeling a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing one sirens (far left) and amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Front view of part of an Attic skyphos, showing one sirens (far left) and an amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga).
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Top view of the bottom of an Attic skyphos, showing the interior.
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Top view of the bottom of an Attic skyphos, showing the base.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing a siren (far right) amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing a siren (far right) amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing a siren (far right) amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing a siren (far right) amazons fleeing a four horse chariot (quadriga) with bands above and below the scene, and one black handle.
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Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing the black handle and two sirens, one on each side of the handle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 10.13; ABV 617.5
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 16.5
Diameters 22.5
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims. Base diameter 13.5
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 2.09.2002; 05.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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