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Accession_Number 26.7.11
adlib_title Boeotian black figure bell
Shape Bell
Shape_description There is a single strap-handle at the top. There is a small ball of clay, on the interior, which appears to plug up a hole at the top of the bell. Cf. especially Wolters-Bruns pl. 43.13
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Spot painted on the top. Otherwise reserved except for two black bands around the main zone.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Beneath the handle, the top of the bell is not smooth, it appears to have been a hole, which has been stoppered with a ball of clay that remains connected and does not move. The lower black band on the main zone has been completely rubbed away on one side, revealing a darker brown clay. The entire surface shows small scratches, and some whitish deposit is evident, especially around the handle. The inside surface is rough, due to a lot of brown/grey deposit.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Probably from Khorsiai, Boeotia
Period
Date 5-4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Boeotian bell.
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Top view of a Boeotian bell.
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Interior of a Boeotian bell.
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Boeotian bell, side view. Two bands; irregular spot on top of handle.
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Front view of a Boeotian bell (right), showing the exterior bands.
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Front view of a Boeotian bell, showing the exterior bands.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Kinsey
Date_edited 11.01.2006
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