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Accession_Number 37.7.5
adlib_title Attic black figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Cf. Ure 1927, 58 ('Rhitsona class AI')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Black inside and on top and sides of handles. Underside of handles and the body in between is reserved. Lip on outer surface is black with a reserved groove incised below. Two handles, horizontal and one either side curve slightly upwards. Below each is an ivy leaf with three long petals below and on either side of both handles is a horizontal palmette with grapes (?) attached. Both sides have a similar design of a satyr pursuing a woman (possibly a maenad), whose flesh is white. Dot rosette on peplos of A with red tunic and skirt and satyrs tail, beard and hair. Below design is black band, separated from black foot by a reserved band. Foot has black sides, inside and out but reserved resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but repaired in both sides. White, chalky deposits around handles. Paint slightly chipped on rim, handles, and exterior. Design remains clear and colourful although side A is clearer and in slightly better condition than side B.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 520
Dating_details
Artist Rhitsona class AI; Ure's Class of Skyphoi AI
Attribution Ure; Beazley
Image
2002.99.0040.jpg
2002.99.0040.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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2002.99.0041.jpg
2002.99.0041.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing handle and surrounding palmette decoration.
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2002.99.0042.jpg
2002.99.0042.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing handle and surrounding palmette decoration.
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2002.99.0043.jpg
2002.99.0043.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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2002.99.0044.jpg
2002.99.0044.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing handle and surrounding palmette decoration.
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2002.99.0045.jpg
2002.99.0045.jpg
Detail of the back of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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2002.99.0046.jpg
2002.99.0046.jpg
Detail of the front of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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2002.99.0047.jpg
2002.99.0047.jpg
Detail of the front of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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2003.10.0006.jpg
2003.10.0006.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing palmette and grape (?) ornament around one handle.
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2003.97.0588.jpg
Bottom view of the back of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing the reserved resting surface and base.
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2004.50.0001.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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2004.50.0002.jpg
2004.50.0002.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure skyphos, showing a satyr and a maenad flanked by palmettes.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 10.9; Para 84.14
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 350833
Height 8.4
Diameters Rim 12.1; base 7.0
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 02.09.2002; 05.04.2004; 10.01.2006; 31.07.2006
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