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Accession_Number 26.12.17
adlib_title Attic black figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Inside is black except for a reserved rim and a medallion at the center with a dancing woman inside and with bands around the edge. Two handles, black on top and reserved underneath. Side A is a charioteer mounting quadriga, beside horses is a lyre player and at handles is a satyr pursuing woman. Side B is similar, but woman and satyr have changed places. Dots and branches with dots along in the field. Under each handle is a single ivy leaf. Black band, then black stem to foot. Top of foot is black but side is reserved as is the base which is flat except for a central concave black circle.
Inscriptions
Condition Part of one handle missing and restored from ca. 15 fragments, with some portions filled in with plaster on both sides, and some repainting. Small chips on rim and slightly worn on foot. Interior surface remains shiny and picture remains clear.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Early Classical
Date 500-450
Dating_details
Artist Haimon Group: Haimon Painter
Attribution Beazley attributes this to the Manner of the Haimon Painter: ABV 564.581
Image
2003.10.0009.jpg
2003.10.0009.jpg
Front view of two Attic black-figure kylikes, 26.12.18 (left) and 26.12.17 (right).
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2003.10.0099.jpg
2003.10.0099.jpg
Front view of an Attic kylix.
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2003.52.0001.jpg
2003.52.0001.jpg
Black-figure kylix with a large fragment missing; shows a chariot with horses on the left.
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2003.52.0004.jpg
2003.52.0004.jpg
Black-figure kylix showing a chariot and entertainers.
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2003.52.0005.jpg
2003.52.0005.jpg
Black-figure kylix, inner view, of a woman.
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2003.97.0868.jpg
2003.97.0868.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure kylix.
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2003.97.0869.jpg
2003.97.0869.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing the design of a dancing lady (maenad?) inside the tondo
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2003.97.0870.jpg
2003.97.0870.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing the design of a dancing lady (maenad?) inside the tondo
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 9.9, 10.8; ABV 564.581
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
reference 3
Beazley_DB 331677
Height 8.0
Diameters Rim 22.7; medallion 13.0; base 8.0
Handle_height 1.4
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 2.09.2002; 05.04.2004; 10.01.2006; 19.04.2017
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