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Accession_Number 26.7.15
adlib_title Boeotian black figure kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Long ribbon handles with a shallow groove level to the bottom of the handles.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration On main zone, both A and B show a spray of leaves in applied white. There is a long stem leading down to the foot, the base of which has a thin wash of glaze on it.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. All over shows small areas of wear, on the main zone there are small chips around the base of the handles. Above the stem, on the top of the foot, and inside the handles, there is a small amount of white deposit, including one large patch (which looks like it could have been used to fix a hole).
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period
Date 450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0302.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian kantharos.
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2002.97.0303.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing the main design on the body.
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2003.29.0003.jpg
Two boeotian kantharos with high-swung handles, left (38.4.1) and right (26.7.15.)
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2003.29.0099.jpg
Kantharos, front view. Leaf decoration in applied white.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.6
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H incl. handles. 17.5; without handles. 13.8
Diameters Diam. 11.0
Handle_height Handle H. 10.2
Other_dims. Diam of foot. 6.2; Height of stem. 5.2
Location Timeline 2c bottom
Edited_by Georgina; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.08.02; 21.04.2004; 17.01.2006
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