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Accession_Number 26.12.30
adlib_title Boeotian black glaze kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Shallow-bottomed with a thick-walled conical foot, flat resting surface; small ribbon handles.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration The inside of the cone is reserved. Bottom of bowl inside is brown, probably because another base was placed inside it for firing. Heavy faine (?).
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Flakes of glaze are missing all over the surface, both inside and out, especially around the edge of the handles and the rim. A white deposit is clear not only on the inside of the Kantharos, but also in large quantities on the outside, including the base of the foot.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 525-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0296.jpg
2002.97.0296.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian black-glazed kantharos.
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2002.97.0297.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian black-glazed kantharos.
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2005.89.0087.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.2
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H incl. handles. 11.2; without handles. 8.7
Diameters Diam of mouth. 8.3; diam of foot. 4.9
Handle_height Handle height. 7.1
Other_dims. Height of foot. 2.1
Location 9
Edited_by Georgina; Karen
Date_edited 06.08.02; 21.04.2004
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