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Accession_Number 33.4.2
adlib_title Boeotian bird kylix
Shape Bird kylix
Shape_description Four-handled. Handles round.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Black, often fired to brick-red, and purple-red decoration on creamy-buff. On top of rim and handles groups of bars. Main zone, palmettes in panels (divided by vertical herring-bone bands). Stem has two bands at top, two at bottom. Inside bowl, three broad bands. Rim and base of foot reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but not intact. Rim of foot made up with plaster. Decoration worn in places, small holes and scratches all over surface. Lower bands on foot half missing because of restoration with modern materials, as is one handle.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date 575-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0737.jpg
2002.97.0737.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian bird kylix, showing two handles and the exterior pattern.
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2002.97.0738.jpg
2002.97.0738.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian bird kylix, showing the interior and all four of the handles.
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2002.97.0739.jpg
2002.97.0739.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian bird kylix, showing the base, the foot, the pattern on the body and two of the handles.
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2003.14.0008.jpg
2003.14.0008.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian 'kylix-style' four-handled kylix.
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2003.58.0012.jpg
2003.58.0012.jpg
An inverted four-handled Boeotian bird kylix.
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2003.58.0013.jpg
2003.58.0013.jpg
An inverted Boeotian bird kylix.
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2004.47.0001.jpg
2004.47.0001.jpg

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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 15.4
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H. 16.6
Diameters Diam of mouth. 23.7; diam of foot. 10.7
Handle_height H. 1.5; L.2.6
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2b bottom
Edited_by Georgina; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 09.08.02; 05.04.2004; 17.01.2006
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