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Accession_Number 26.5.2
adlib_title Corinthian late corinthian ii - iii kothon
Shape Kothon
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Inside is reserved except for two bands in centre. On top is a double row of black dots between red lines. Below are three black bands. Turned in rim is black on inside. Foot ring is black. On bottom is a central dot and two circles. Black but largely fired red. Handle is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Almost intact but for a chip out of base. Deposits inside the kothon. Paint worn but colour does remain.
Technique/Style Late Corinthian II / III
Provenance Probably from Greece
Period Late Archaic / Early Classical
Date 525-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Two Corinthian kothons (11.10.12 at left and 26.5.2 at right).
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Kothon, side view. Approximately round handle visible.
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2003.06.0099.jpg
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Front view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the double row of black dots at the top and one handle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 6.7
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 3.2
Diameters Mouth 4.5; body 7.0; base 4.5
Handle_height 0.8
Other_dims.
Location RMS Loans Online
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 16.08.2002; 31.03.2004
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