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Accession_Number 34.8.10
adlib_title black glaze amphoriskos
Shape Amphoriskos
Shape_description Long slender neck flaring into mouth; small ovaloid body; groove above small foot; two semicircular, vertical handles attached to top of shoulder
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 6/2
Decoration Body black all over. Probably burnt. Reserved resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. Surface worn to show grey clay underneath.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0536.jpg
Profile view of a black-glazed amphoriskos, showing handles.
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2002.97.0537.jpg
Top view of a black-glazed amphoriskos, showing inside of mouth.
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2002.97.0538.jpg
Oblique bottom view of a black-glazed amphoriskos, showing body and reserved base.
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2003.37.0006.jpg
Front view of a black-glazed amphoriskos, showing handles (left).
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2003.37.0092.jpg
Front view of a black-glazed amphoriskos, showing handles.
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2008.98.0301.jpg
Profile view of a black-glazed amphoriskos.
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2008.98.0302.jpg
Side view of a black-glazed amphoriskos, showing one lug handle.
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2008.98.0303.jpg
Top view of a black-glazed amphoriskos.
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2008.98.0304.jpg
Top view of a black-glazed amphoriskos.
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2008.98.0305.jpg
Bottom view of a black-glazed amphoriskos.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.1
Diameters Rim 2.7; neck 1.8; body 5.2; base 2.6
Handle_height 0.5
Other_dims. Neck length 2.8
Location Symposium
Edited_by Vicky Dawson; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 21.11.2002; 10.01.2006; 31.07.2006
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