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Accession_Number 27.4.6
adlib_title Boeotian kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Two-handled, stemless. Kylix style (late). Two strap handles.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration The bowl shows linear decoration in black (fired orange-red) and (purple) red on buff. Groups of four bars on rim and inside, a thin band just underneath the lip. Large red/orange disk in centre of bowl. Outside of bowl features a pattern of wave-like pattern beginning underneath the handles, with one thin band either side. Below this, more plain bands are evident, one thick, the rest thin until the base. Foot contains one thin band right at the top, and then a thick one on the inside.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Some of the glaze appears faded through use, with patches of wear around the top of the rim. Red/orange disk in the centre has big patches of wear in it that has rubbed away the colour. The handles contain small chips and one has a patch of brown deposit. The outside shows one or two small holes and small chips. The base shows small areas of grey deposit and small flakes have been knocked away through use.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0218.jpg
2002.97.0218.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian kylix.
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2002.97.0219.jpg
2002.97.0219.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the interior and both of the handles.
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2002.97.0220.jpg
2002.97.0220.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the underside and the base.
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2002.97.0221.jpg
2002.97.0221.jpg
Underside view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the base.
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2003.14.0093.jpg
2003.14.0093.jpg
Two-handled kylix, showing linear decoration in red and black on pale creamy-buff.
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2003.14.0094.jpg
2003.14.0094.jpg
View from below of two-handled kylix, showing inside unpainted.
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2003.58.0004.jpg
2003.58.0004.jpg
An inverted Boeotian two-handled kylix.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 15.6
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H. 5.0
Diameters Diam. 12.0; with handles. 15.5
Handle_height H. 1.3; L. 2.0
Other_dims. Base. L. 5.1; H. 0.7
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Karen
Date_edited 15.07.02; 05.04.2004
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