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Accession_Number 38.4.9
adlib_title Boeotian black glaze; added white kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Ribbon handles and long stem.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Blackglaze except for white decoration and reserved base of the foot. A: grotesque bearded god with large head reclining on ground; bird perched on right hand, budding stick as sceptre in left. B. Hermes wearing petasos and short chiton leaning on stick; caduccus in field behind him. Retrograde inscription; letters shown look like W,H,I,O...
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of six rejoined pieces, slightly chipped between joins (especially on handles). Some parts of surface flaked off, especially on white decoration. Slight white deposit on interior and exterior of bowl and top of stop.
Technique/Style Black glaze; added white
Provenance Boeotia, Kabeirion (?)
Period High Classical
Date 450
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing the bowl of the cup.
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Back view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing Hermes.
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Back view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing the large headed reclining figure.
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2002.97.0301.jpg
3/4-back view of the left side of a Boeotian kantharos, showing the inscription.
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Front view of two Boeotian kantharos, 38.4.9 (left) and 22.9.4 (right).
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Left side view of Boeotian kantharos, before restoration, showing the inscription.
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Detailed views of the decoration on the back and front of a Boeotian kantharos.
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Front view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing a large headed reclining figure, holding bird and sceptre.
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Kantharos, detail of body: Hermes in petasos and short chiton leaning on his stick.
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Kantharos, detail of body: large headed reclining figure, holding bird and sceptre.
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Front view of a Boeotian 'Kabeiric' kantharos, showing a deity with a big head.
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Back view of a Boeotian 'Kabeiric' kantharos, showing Hermes in a petasos and short chiton.
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Front and back views of a Boeotian 'Kabeiric' kantharos.
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Inscription from the side of a Boeotian 'Kabeiric' kantharos.
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Front view of a Boeotian 'Kabeiric' kantharos, showing a deity with a big head.
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2004.75.0099.jpg
Back view of a Boeotian 'Kabeiric' kantharos, showing Hermes in a petasos and short chiton.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.7; A.D. Ure, "Koes," JHS 71 (1951) 194-97, fig. 2, pl. 42c-d
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 14.7
Diameters 11.5; foot 6.5
Handle_height 11.6
Other_dims. H. incl. handles 18.8
Location Greece
Edited_by Georgina; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 09.01.2006
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