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Accession_Number 26.2.64
adlib_title Chiot chalice
Shape Chalice
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Chiot
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 5/3
Decoration Exterior creamy ground white with a pattern of nearly parallel brown curves that get increasingly shorter, creating a pie slice shape (perhaps the folds of skin on the neck of a bull, fracing right), along with part of a lower eyelid. Interior black with a red line alone one edge. Right above the red line is a white line. There are also a few other splotches of white, probably white outline of lotus flower (or two) with a red centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Single pentagonal fragment
Technique/Style
Provenance Naucratis
Period
Date 600-550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1190.jpg
2007.03.1190.jpg
Front view of the interior of a fragment of a chalice.
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2007.03.1191.jpg
2007.03.1191.jpg
Front view of the exterior of a fragment of a chalice.
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2013.04.0151.jpg
2013.04.0151.jpg
Top view of the exterior of a fragment of a chalice.
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2013.04.0152.jpg
2013.04.0152.jpg
Front view of the interior of a fragment of a chalice.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 23.6
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 2.3; W. 2.1
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Matt; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 26.06.2003; 20.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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