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Accession_Number 26.4.5
adlib_title Boeotian black figure stamnos-pyxis lid
Shape Stamnos-pyxis lid
Shape_description Probably from a stamnos-pyxis
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 8/4
Decoration On the flat top of the knob, there is a 16 rayed astar in black. On the stem of the lid, are four seperate bands. On the lid, there is an ivy wreath with a faint red stem running through the middle, in between two thin black bands. Outside this, there is a band of leaves and then a plain outer band that reaches the rim. The underneath of the lid is reserved and has a ridge about 1.5cm in.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. The stem of the knob has greyish deposit on it, a soft white version of which, can be found around the rim of the lid. The rim of the lid shows several chips. The underneath if the lid is covered in white and grey deposit.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Boeotian black-figure stamnos-pyxis lid.
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Front view of a Boeotian black-figure stamnos-pyxis lid decorated with leaves and black rays.
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Top view of a Boeotian black-figure stamnos-pyxis lid, showing flat top of knob decorated with black rays.
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Reserved interior of a Boeotian black-figure stamnos-pyxis lid, showing the reserved interior.
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Reserved interior of a Boeotian black-figure stamnos-pyxis lid, showing the reserved interior.
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Lid, probably from stamnos-pyxis, side view. Sixteen-rayed star on top of knob; ivy wreath on lid.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 20.5
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.6
Diameters Lid 10.8
Handle_height H. knob 4.5
Other_dims.
Location History - Excavation shed (bottom shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Karen
Date_edited 07.08.2002; 05.04.2004
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