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Accession_Number 26.2.96
adlib_title Attic belly amphora
Shape belly amphora
Shape_description Upper body sherd of Attic black-figured pottery closed vessel, probably a belly or Panatheniac amphora;
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration exterior: black-figure decoration consisting of shield with octopus blazon at centre in added white; edge of shield in added red;
Inscriptions
Condition
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Naukratis or Tell Dafana (made in Attica)
Period Archaic
Date 550BC-500BC
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.20.0002.jpg
2003.20.0002.jpg
Four Clazomenian and Attic fragments. Accession numbers clockwise from left: 26.2.96, 26.2.78, 26.2.94, 26.2.74-75
2013.04.0223.jpg
2013.04.0223.jpg
Top view of a fragment of an Attic amphora.
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2013.04.0224.jpg
Top view of a fragment of an Attic amphora.
Comparanda CVA University of California 1, pl. 19.2A-C; CVA Taranto 2 3 H G, pl. 1.1, 3; Technau, Exekias, pl. 28B.
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, p.40, pl.23, no.44, Villing et al 2013-2015 (ORC) GA.0005 Phase 1;
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14484
Height 7.30;
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W:7.70; T:0.90;
Location 1.2.1
Edited_by Richard; Karen; Adel;
Date_edited 10.02.2004; 20.04.2004; 2019;
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