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Accession_Number 39.1.2
adlib_title Attic black glaze kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Strongly moulded rim, curving into a roughly cylindrical upper body that bulges out into the shallow bowl. Two vertical handles, roughly square in section, with horizontal pointed spurs, level with the rim, rejoin the body at the upper part of the bowl. Two-part moulded foot, with a domed underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/4
Decoration Black glazed except for reserved and reddened groove between two mouldings on exterior of foot and reserved groove on resting surface. Interior decorated with four stamped palmettes, crosswise, within two rings of vertical lines.
Inscriptions
Condition Glaze worn on interior and on rim. A few small chips in rim.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 375-350
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Back view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing handles with spurs.
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Front view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing heavily moulded body and foot.
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Top view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing the interior.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing the base and some of the exterior, including the handles.
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Front view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing heavily moulded body and foot.
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Top view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing the interior.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing the base with reserved groove on resting surface.
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Drawings of an Attic black-glazed kantharos.
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Oblique view fro above of the front of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing handles with spurs and interior.
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Front view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing handles with spurs.
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Left side view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing handle's front.
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Back view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing handles with spurs.
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Right side of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing handle's front.
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Over head view of an Attic black-glazed kantharos, showing the interior.
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View of the base of an Attic black-glazed kantharos.
Comparanda Cf. Reading 37.7.4 (CVA Reading 1, pl. 33.13)
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.1
Diameters Rim 9.3; body 10.4; base 5.2
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 02.12.2003; 10.01.2006; 11.09.2006
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