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Accession_Number 38.4.1
adlib_title Boeotian black glaze; added white kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Two high handles, one on each side; moulded ridge at base of design; thin foot is black on the underside which is conical.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze except for added white decoration: (A) a bearded man running profile to the rightright but with his head turned back, cloak over his arm; (B) a man standing profile to the right, wearing a himation and holding a wreath. Wavy lines and spray of leaves on each side of figures.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact; lopsided; worn decoration around handles; white faded.
Technique/Style Black glaze; added white
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.29.0002.jpg
Details of Kantharos. Foot and detail of body decoration, showing bearded man running to right with coak over his arm.
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2003.29.0008.jpg
Kantharos, side view. Detail, showing standing figure in a himation facing right and holding a wreath.
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2003.29.0093.jpg
Kantharos, front view.
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2003.29.0098.jpg
Kantharos, front view.
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Front view of a Coeotian kantharos, showing a man standing profile to the right (side B).
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2004.75.0002.jpg
Front view of a Coeotian kantharos, showing a bearded man running profile to the right (side A).
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.5
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.8
Diameters Rim 8.6; base 4.8
Handle_height 7.3
Other_dims.
Location History grave
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 16.09.2002; 21.04.2004; 18.01.2005; 18.01.2006
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