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Accession_Number 35.4.1
adlib_title Attic black figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Droop cup. Slight ridge at top of stem.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Inside is black with a reserved band below offset rim and a reserved circle at the centre. On the outside is black rim, band of lotus buds and dots linked by a chain, two narrow bands, thick black band, another two narrow black bands, wave pattern with dots between bands, black band, rays. The top part of stem is reserved and the bottom is black; the top of the foot is black as is the side. The resting surface is reserved as is the conical base. The inside of the footring is black.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but repaired and restored with plaster. Design remains very clear.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.10.0091.jpg
2003.10.0091.jpg
Front view of Attic droop cup showing decoration.
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2003.10.0092.jpg
2003.10.0092.jpg
Side view of an Attic droop cup showing decoration.
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2003.10.0096.jpg
2003.10.0096.jpg
Side view of an Attic kylix droop cup showing decoration.
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2003.97.0802.jpg
Front view of an Attic Droop cup, showing the body, both of the handles, the foot and the part of the body which has been repaired and restored with plaster.
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2003.97.0803.jpg
Back view of an Attic Droop cup showing the restoration with plaster to the body.
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2003.97.0804.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic Droop cup, showing the base and the pattern on the underside of the body.
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2003.97.0850.jpg
Front view of an Attic Droop cup showing decoration.
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2003.97.0851.jpg
2003.97.0851.jpg
Back view of an Attic Droop cup showing decoration.
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2003.97.0852.jpg
2003.97.0852.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic Droop cup, showing both of the handles and the base.
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2003.97.0853.jpg
2003.97.0853.jpg
Front view of an Attic Droop cup showing decoration.
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2003.97.0854.jpg
2003.97.0854.jpg
Front view of an Attic Droop cup showing decoration.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 9.3, 10.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB 14375
Height 12.0
Diameters Rim exterior 21.1; rim interior 20.5; base 9.9
Handle_height 1.8
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 05.04.2004; 10.01.2006; 28.07.2006
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