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Accession_Number 29.11.8
adlib_title Boeotian black glaze; cutting marks are visible on the resting surface. miniature basket vase
Shape Miniature basket vase
Shape_description Flaring, slightly convex rim with rounded lip, smoothly joins a short, straight-sided cup that curves sharply to a slightly offset resting surface, slightly concave. A single strap handle curves arches between the walls of the basket on the inside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description Yellow
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3
Decoration Dipped black glaze throughout, although perhaps not on the resting surface (unclear in the current state of preservation).
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, with only slight chips to the rim. The surface is dulled, with glaze half worn off and brown deposits on the base and next to the handle attachments.
Technique/Style Black glaze; cutting marks are visible on the resting surface.
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Side view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase, showing handle and part of interior.
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Top view of a Boeotian black-glazed vase in the shape of a basket, showing the handle.
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Side view, from below, of Boeotian black-glazed basket vase, showing the side and base.
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Oblique top view of a miniature Boeotian basket vase.
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Side view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase.
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Side view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase.
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Side view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase
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Side view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase
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Top view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase.
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Bottom view of a Boeotian black-glazed mimiature basket vase.
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 3.3 (to top of handle); 2.5
Diameters Rim 4.9; interior 3.3; lower body 3.5; base 2.4
Handle_height 2.7
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Georgina; Kinsey; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 07.08.2002; 09.01.2006; 02.08.2006; 10.08.2011
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