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Accession_Number 26.5.1
adlib_title Perhaps Attic black figure; silhouette skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Two oblong handles, one on each side. Base is convex.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/6
Decoration Inside black apart from a reserved band around rim and disk in bottom. The Handles are black on top and reserved underneath. Both sides are the same, with a bird (duck/swan) on each side between palmette with curling stem. Under one handle is an ivy leaf on a stem. Below are bands. Red band around top of foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Foot missing resulting in skyphos not standing upright. Glaze has been lost on the inside of the object. Crack down one side.
Technique/Style Black figure; silhouette
Provenance Probably from Greece
Period Early Classical
Date 475-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.11.0006.jpg
Two Attic (?) black-figure skyphoi (29.11.5 at left and 26.5.1 at right).
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2003.11.0099.jpg
Skyphos, side view. Decoration showing bird between two palmettes.
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2005.89.0011.jpg

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2005.89.0088.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 11.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14358
Height 7.7
Diameters 9.6
Handle_height 3.9
Other_dims.
Location 4
Edited_by Denise; Karen. Joana Varela
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 05.04.2004. 05.04.2017
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