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Accession_Number 28.6.4
adlib_title Attic red figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Slightly offset rim with two handles, one either side, just below.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Black inside and out. Main design is similar both sides and is of a youth facing right. Beneath each handle is a palmette with side tendrils reaching from the palmette to the figure. Ruddled band below design above foot-ring which is black inside and out whilst the resting surface is reserved. Underneath ruddled with 2 fine black circles at the centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Black glaze has retained its silvery lustre on the exterior but not interior walls. Paint on handles is worn.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance From Rhodes
Period Late Classical
Date 350
Dating_details
Artist Fat Boy Group
Attribution Ure: 'Very bad Fat Boy style'
Image
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Skyphos, side view, showing handle and palmette.
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Front view of an Attic red-figure skyphos, showing palmettes and a youth facing right.
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Back view of an Attic red-figure skyphos, showing palmettes and a youth facing right.
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Top view of an Attic red-figure skyphos, showing the mouth and handles.
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Bottom view of an Attic red-figure skyphos, showing the reserved base.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 28.8
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14257
Height 9.1
Diameters Rim 8.3; base 4.3
Handle_height 0.7
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 20.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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