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Accession_Number 26.12.13
adlib_title Attic black figure oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil lip from which a handle curves down to the top of the bulbous body. Deep groove separates body from wide foot. Resting surface slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Lip, handle, neck and back of body all black. Reserved panel in front with main design and two sets of parallel, vertical black lines either side of a double row of dots. Horizontal row of tongues at top. Main design of Amazon on horseback with pelta (shield) and two spears, wearing helmet. At the bottom of the panel, running all the way around is a painted red line, now hardly visible. Foot is black on top and side but reserved on resting surface and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Part of lip missing. White deposits inside mouth. Black paint worn off of foot ring.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 500-475
Dating_details
Artist Athena Painter; Class of Copenhagen 68
Attribution Beazley ('Group of the Athena Painter' and 'Perhaps Class of Copenhagen 68'): ABV 705.82bis
Image
2003.44.0006.jpg
2003.44.0006.jpg
Front view of a black-figure oinochoe showing a mounted Amazon.
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2003.97.0871.jpg
2003.97.0871.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing the handle.
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2003.97.0872.jpg
2003.97.0872.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip.
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2003.97.0873.jpg
2003.97.0873.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing the reserved base and part of the body.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 14.3; ABV 705.82bis
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306810
Height 16.5
Diameters Neck 3.7; body 9.5; base 5.0
Handle_height 6.8
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 10.01.2006;31.07.2006
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