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Accession_Number 27.3.3
adlib_title Corinthian cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Offset rim, small foot
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/2
Decoration Fine thin fabric of pinkish-buff ground. Inside is purple/black with traces of red bands. Rim flares out and on it is a black band with two thin red bands. Below this are vertical bars in two groups, some longer. One broad black band then three narrow red bands. Five pronged triangular lines radiating from base. Two bands on foot and three on base.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but has been restored on one side and one handle has been repaired in two places. Small chips in base.
Technique/Style
Provenance Presumably from Cumae
Period Protocorinthian
Date 7 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0075.JPG
2002.97.0075.JPG
Front view of a Corinthian kylix, showing the decoration on the side wall and foot.
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2002.97.0076.JPG
2002.97.0076.JPG
Underside view of a Corinthian kylix, showing the base.
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2003.02.0009.jpg
2003.02.0009.jpg
Oblique view, slightly from below, of a Protocorinthian kylix, showing side wall and the underside.
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2003.97.0223.jpg
2003.97.0223.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian kylix, showing the handles, body and base.
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2003.97.0224.jpg
2003.97.0224.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian kylix, showing the body and the handles.
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2003.97.0225.jpg
2003.97.0225.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian kylix, showing mouth of the cup and the handles.
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2003.97.0226.jpg
2003.97.0226.jpg
Underside view of a Corinthian kylix, showing the base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 2.1
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.1
Diameters 10.7
Handle_height 0.6
Other_dims. Base width 3.6
Location RMS Loans Online
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 31.03.2004
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