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Accession_Number 28.6.5
adlib_title Perhaps Attic black glaze guttus
Shape Guttus
Shape_description Neck extends up from the side of the piece, approximately one quarter of the way round from the handle, flaring into mouth.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration On top, the helmeted head of Athena Parthenos in relief, very worn. Body grooved around the relief. Handle grooved and rises above body. Piece is black glazed throughout, including base. Surface pitted with a good deal of flaking of the glaze.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. Black glaze worn in most places, most notably on the top.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Probably from Attica
Period Hellenistic
Date 300-250
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0530.jpg
Left side view of an Attic black-glazed guttus.
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2002.97.0531.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed guttus, showing the handle, body, neck and mouth.
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2002.97.0532.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed guttus, showing the base.
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Right side view of an Attic black-glazed guttus.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 40.1
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.9
Diameters Mouth 4.0; body 8.0; base 4.6
Handle_height 7.8
Other_dims. Ring inside handle 2.1; H. body 4.9
Location Greece
Edited_by Faye; Karen; Kinsey. Joana Varela
Date_edited 16.07.2003; 21.04.2004; 10.01.2006. 05.04.2017
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