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Accession_Number 34.10.10
adlib_title Attic black glaze; stamped mug
Shape Mug
Shape_description Gill's 'Pheidias shape'. Wide mouth with a flat rim. The handle is in two pieces branching out sideways along the rim at the top. Base is flat.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Around the base of the neck is a string of tiny round impressions. Below handle are twenty-one stamped eggs arranged in an inverted triangle. Body is ribbed vertically. Moulded groove around foot. Object is black all over, although top half of body is lighter, almost brown.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. White, gritty deposits inside the object. Lustre has worn away on mouth and top half of body. Small chips out of rim. Small scratches on base.
Technique/Style Black glaze; stamped
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 475-425
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.97.0476.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left side of an Attic black-glazed mug, showing ribbed body.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of the right side of an Attic black-glazed mug, showing ribbed body.
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Top view of an Attic black-glazed mug, showing flarred mouth and double stem handle.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed mug, showing the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 35.2; Agora 12, 74; Gill 1986, 356, F106
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.5
Diameters 5.5
Handle_height 2.5
Other_dims. Mouth 5.1; base 3.9
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 23.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 18.01.2006
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