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Accession_Number 31.6.1
adlib_title Attic black figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Droop cup
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Inside is black with a reserved band around rim and a central reserved circle with a black band and a black dot in the centre. Two rounded handles, black on the top and reserved underneath. Offset rim, is black and a small ridge separates this from the first bands of lotus and palmettes linked by chains with dots between. Below this is a band with group of narrow bands either side. Next band has animals (panther and horse / deer / goat / boar) some standing, some sitting and some appear to be fighting. Finally there is a red band with a group of black bands either side. Final band has rays, alternately oblique and outlined. Bands then red band around top of stem and black foot on top and side. Resting surface is reserved and the base is conical with a black band around rim.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Crack appearing inside and an area exists where the paint has cracked. Small chips to exterior paintwork.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view, from below, of an Attic black figure kylix (Droop cup).
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Top view of an Attic Droop cup, showing the floor of the bowl, with a medallion.
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Top view of the bottom of an Attic Droop cup, showing the base and both of the handles.
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Front view of an Attic Droop cup, Showing the foot, the body and both of the handles.
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Front view of an Attic Droop cup, Showing the foot, the body and both of the handles.
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Front view of an Attic Droop cup, Showing the foot, the body and both of the handles.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 9.1, 10.1; JHS 52 (1932) 59, fig. 3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14371
Height 12.5
Diameters 21.5; base 9.0
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 31.03.2004; 10.01.2006
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