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Accession_Number 26.12.14
adlib_title Attic black figure oinochoe
Shape Oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil lip. Strap handle curves down from rim to shoulder. Bulbous body. Resting surface slightly concave
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Lip, handle, neck and back of body all black. Horizontal row of nine tongues at top, just below neck, above main, reserved panel, with two parallel, vertical black lines either side of panel (shields ?). Main design of warrior facing right, with helmet, shield, and spear. Ivy leaves on stems in field. Foot is black on top and side, but reserved on resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Part of lip missing. Mouth and handle repaired. Paint particularly worn behind handle, and somewhat on handle and on rim.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 500-475
Dating_details
Artist Athena Painter; Class of Copenhagen 68
Attribution Beazley (attributed to 'Perhaps the Athena Painter', and 'Compare to Copenhagen 68'; certainly belongs to the 'Group of the Athena Painter'): ABV 704.5bis
Image
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2003.44.0005.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing a warrior with shield and spear moving to the right.
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2003.97.0678.jpg
2003.97.0678.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing a warrior.
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2003.97.0679.jpg
2003.97.0679.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing the back of the handle and an area where paint is worn beneath handle.
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2003.97.0680.jpg
2003.97.0680.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing the trefoil lip.
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2003.97.0681.jpg
2003.97.0681.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-figure oinochoe, showing the reserved base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 14.4; ABV 704.5bis
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 306811
Height 9.3
Diameters Neck 2.3; body (top) 5.5; base 3.4
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims. Mouth 2.8 x 3.8
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise/Faye; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 11.09.2003; 05.04.2004; 06.01.2006; 03.08.2006
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