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Accession_Number 26.8.1
adlib_title Attic basket-shaped vase
Shape Basket-shaped vase
Shape_description Central vertical handle reaches across middle of vase.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Interior black and exterior decorated with black ornament. Black band on handle extending down each side, with horizontal bars between. On the body are panels or vertical strips of check pattern, herring-bone, cross-hatched lozenges and (bordered above by a row of dots), chevrons flanked by horizontal zigzags and at each end a vertical zigzag and this pattern is repeated on the other side. The lower part of body is black to base, which is reserved and flat.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete, comprised of rejoined pieces: decoration is worn; small amounts of deposits inside.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Geometric
Date 750-700
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Basket-shaped vase, side view. Geometric decoration visible.
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Side view of an Attic basket-shaped vase, showing the pattern on the body and the handle.
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Side view of an Attic basket-shaped vase, showing the pattern on the body and the handle.
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Top view of an Attic basket-shaped vase, showing the top on the body and the handle.
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Underside view of an Attic basket-shaped vase, showing the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 8.4
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.6
Diameters Base 5.8
Handle_height 4.7
Other_dims. L. 13.4
Location Household
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 09.01.2006
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