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Accession_Number 26.12.12
adlib_title Attic black figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Fragment. Offset rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Inside is black with reserved line at lip. The rim isblack on the outside. The object is reserved apart from the design of two boxers between two seated men who are facing them. On each side of the scene are the tips of the wings of sphinxes, who were presumably facing the handles. Red is used for hair and folds in garments. Detail is incised.
Inscriptions
Condition Soft material, prone to crumbling and surface is dusty. Design is still clear although paint has begun to flake away.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 520
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.97.0789.jpg
2003.97.0789.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the design of two boxers between two seated men.
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2003.97.0790.jpg
2003.97.0790.jpg
Bottom view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the inside of the cup.
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2003.97.0791.jpg
2003.97.0791.jpg
Side view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the inside of the cup.
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2004.51.0003.jpg
2004.51.0003.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the design of two boxers between two seated men.
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2011.98.0134.jpg
2011.98.0134.jpg
Top view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the design of two boxers between two seated men.
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2011.98.0135.jpg
2011.98.0135.jpg
Bottom view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the inside of the cup.
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2011.98.0137.jpg
2011.98.0137.jpg
Side view of a fragment from an Attic skyphos, showing the round shape of the side of the cup and the thickness of the clay.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 10.12
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
reference 3
Beazley_DB 14365
Height 7.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 11.2; Th. 0.5
Location Education
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 05.04.2004
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