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Accession_Number 39.8.5
adlib_title Attic red figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/3
Decoration The inner surface is framed by a reserved line. Design shows part of a left arm and body of male seated on cushioned stool and playing a lyre. Relief contour, diluted glaze, very pale, for marking on arm and less pale for pattern on cushion and hatching. Outer surface is black and shiny.
Inscriptions Inscription in red, '...AFSEN' from 'Egraphsen' (he painted).
Condition Glaze remains and detail is clear in paint but thinned glaze is becoming harder to see.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance From Populonia, Etruria
Period Early Classical
Date 480
Dating_details
Artist Douris
Attribution Ure
Image
2002.97.0167.jpg
2002.97.0167.jpg
Fragment of an Attic red-figure cup attributed to Douris, showing the last syllable of a painter's signature and depicting a seated man playing a tortoise-shell lyre.
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2003.61.0005.jpg
2003.61.0005.jpg
Top view of a fragment of an Attic red-figure cup attributed to Douris, showing the last syllable of a painter's signature and a seated man playing a tortoise-shell lyre, all within the tondo.
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2004.54.0001.jpg
2004.54.0001.jpg
Top view of a fragment of an Attic red-figure cup attributed to Douris, showing the last syllable of a painter's signature and a seated man playing a tortoise-shell lyre, all within the tondo.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 24.4; ARV2 443.217; D. Buitron-Oliver, Douris. A Master-Painter of Athenian Red-Figure Vases. Kerameus 9 (1995) 77/71 pl. 51; H.R. Immerwahr, A Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (1998) 4.1835-36 no. 6976.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 20562
Height 3.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 5.4; Th. 0.4
Location Education
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 11.09.2002; 20.04.2004; 06.01.2006
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