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Accession_Number 28.6.6
adlib_title Corinthian skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Two dark-coloured handles.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description Fine thin fabric
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8/2
Decoration Greenish ground with tinges of pink inside. Vertical wavy lines from rim to horizontal band around the body above three running dogs facing right. Six rays, widely-spaced, above foot. On bottom three concentric circles, outermost covering underside of foot-ring.
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Condition Damage to one handle almost breaking the circle. Complete handle has deposits (perhaps from burial). Paint is very worn and in most places only staining remains. For such a fragile rim it is in excellent condition with no chips.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Protocorinthian / Early Corinthian
Date 650-600
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.02.0072.jpg
2003.02.0072.jpg
Side view of skyphos, showing handles and decoration depicting running dogs.
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2003.97.0121.jpg
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Top view of a small Corinthian pot.
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2003.97.0122.jpg
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Base of a small Corinthian cup.
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2003.97.0123.jpg
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Side upside down profile of a small Cornithian cup.
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2003.97.0124.jpg
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Upside down side profile of small Corinthian cup.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 2.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.0
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 0.6
Other_dims. Base width 3.1
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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