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Accession_Number 26.12.34
adlib_title Attic black glaze askos
Shape Askos
Shape_description Squat askos
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/2
Decoration Burnt; dull greyish black; where glaze has flaked off, dull grey beneath. Ring handle with triple grooves, groove round lip; flat wide lip. Sharp bend between upper and lower part of body. Large flat resting surface. Underneath reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. One fragment on lip rejoined. Other small chips around lip and one chip on resting surface. Black glaze faded and worn away in most areas to a dull grey.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 325-275
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0533.jpg
2002.97.0533.jpg
Left side view of an Attic squat askos.
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2002.97.0534.jpg

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2002.97.0535.jpg
2002.97.0535.jpg
Underside view of an Attic squat askos, showing the base.
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2003.35.0093.jpg
2003.35.0093.jpg
Right side view of an Attic squat askos.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 39.14
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 8.8
Diameters Mouth 4.7; base 8.0; body (max.) 11.0
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims.
Location 10
Edited_by Faye; Karen
Date_edited 16.07.2003; 21.04.2004
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