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Accession_Number 39.8.1
adlib_title Attic red figure; stamped; incised cup-skyphos; kylix
Shape Cup-skyphos
Shape_description Stemless cup-skyphos with an offset lip terminating in a rounded everted rim; moulded foot comprised of concave element above convex element, interrupted by a ridge at the top.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description Reddish-yellow fine-grained clay
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration A. Athlete with strigil and youth, B: 2 athletes, one holding fillet, the other strigil, beneath each handle, palmette with side tendrils. Relief contour for face and neck, white fillets, surface almost disappeared from figures on B, inside 6 stamped palmettes framed in incised circles. Foot-ring black, resting surface reserved, underneath reserved with on ebroad and two fine rings in black; possibly another ring nearer the centre, where the surface has worn.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of six fragments, rejoined, missing one and a half handles. The surface is worn, especially on reserved figures, which are otherwise stained. Some tan adhesions on rim and foot.
Technique/Style Red figure; stamped; incised
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 420
Dating_details
Artist Scheggino Painter
Attribution Ure
Image
2003.24.0007.jpg
2003.24.0007.jpg
Back view (side B) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing two nude athletes, one with a strigil.
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2003.24.0008.jpg
2003.24.0008.jpg
Front view (side A) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing an athlete with a strigil, facing a trainer.
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2003.24.0009.jpg
2003.24.0009.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly below, of the left side of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing a palmette and tendrils beneath the handle attachments.
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2003.24.0010.jpg
2003.24.0010.jpg
Interior of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing six stamped palmettes.
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2003.93.0329.jpg
2003.93.0329.jpg
Front view (side A) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing an athlete with a strigil, facing a trainer.
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2003.93.0332.jpg
2003.93.0332.jpg
Back view (side B) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing two nude athletes, one with a strigil.
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2003.93.0335.jpg
2003.93.0335.jpg
Front view (side A) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing athletes, one with a strigil.
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2003.93.0337.jpg
2003.93.0337.jpg
Interior of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing six stamped palmettes.
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2003.97.0599.jpg
2003.97.0599.jpg
Back view (side B) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing athletes, one with a strigil.
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2003.97.0600.jpg
2003.97.0600.jpg
Front view (side A) of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing athletes, one with a strigil.
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2003.97.0601.jpg
2003.97.0601.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic red-figure cup-skyphos, showing the underside.
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2004.10.0004.jpg
2004.10.0004.jpg

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2004.95.0125.jpg
2004.95.0125.jpg
Top view of the bottom of an Attic cup-skyphos, showing the base and broken handle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 27.1; JHS 64 (1944) 68, fig.1, pl. VI.1; ARV2 1400.1
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 250134
Height 8.5
Diameters Rim 15.5; foot 7.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Education
Edited_by Karen; Amy; Kinsey; Joana varela
Date_edited 20.04.2004; 13.05.2004; 06.01.2006; 19.04.2017
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