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Accession_Number 34.2.1
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Shallow dish. Small well (approx 1.6cm) inside base of the foot
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Rim and inside black, except for reserved disk in centre. On the outside, a black band which stops at the top of the handles. Main zone shows palmettes and lotus buds standing on degenerate cable. Palmette, or degenerate lotus, of three leaves under each handle. Tall stem to the foot and band around it is black, with thin reserved band around it. Side of the foot and resting surface is reserved; on bottom of foot, broad black band. Well is also reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. There are four noticeable chips in the rim, as well as evidence of wear over the black surface. All over the Kylix are patches of wear and small scratches. The reserved disk in the centre has a lot of grey deposit on it, as does the inside of the rim. This deposit is also evident around the handles, and in small patches along the main zone. At the top of the stem, leading to the base, are lots of cracks and some flaking. There is a chip in the side of the foot, and the well in the base of the foot contains a lot of grey/white deposit.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance
Period
Date 475-450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0261.jpg
2002.97.0261.jpg
Front view of Boeotian kylix, showing chips and both handles.
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2002.97.0262.jpg
2002.97.0262.jpg
View of interior of floral ware kylix, inside black except from reserved dish in the centre.
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2002.97.0263.jpg
2002.97.0263.jpg
View of exterior surface of black figure shallow kylix decorated with palmettes in a band around the edge.
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2003.16.0010.jpg
2003.16.0010.jpg
Front view of two Boeotian kylikes, 27.4.5 (left) and 34.2.1 (right).
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2003.16.0099.jpg
2003.16.0099.jpg
Side view of kylix. Shows palmettes and lotus buds; chip in rim toward left handle, slightly warped shape.
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2003.18.0007.jpg
2003.18.0007.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian Floral-ware kylix, decorated with palmettes on the exterior.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 19.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H. 7.0
Diameters Diam. 16.1; with handles: 21.9
Handle_height Handle H. 1.6; L. 4.7
Other_dims. Diam of foot. 6.2; H of foot. 2.8
Location History - Excavation shed (bottom shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Karen
Date_edited 02.08.02; 05.04.2004
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