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Accession_Number 39.9.3
adlib_title Attic black figure cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Two oblong curved handles on opposite sides; very short stem.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Black exterior, except the inner side and beneath handles. Black interior, with gorgoneion framed with red line. The hair of the Gorgon is black and red alternate and the tongue is red. Stem has a red band around it. Foot is reserved on outside with a black band on inside. Base is raised and reserved with black dot and circle in centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but comprised of rejoined fragments; decoration flaking off; white deposits on base and around handles.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 525-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.09.0002.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure cup.
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2003.09.0003.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure cup, showing a Gorgoneion on the tondo.
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2003.97.0543.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-figure cup.
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2003.97.0544.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-figure cup.
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2003.97.0545.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure cup, showing a Gorgoneion on the tondo.
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2003.97.0546.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-figure cup, showing the underside.
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2005.89.0069.jpg

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2011.03.0033.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing a gorgoneion framed with a red line in the center of the black interior.
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2013.99.0044.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic cup, showing a gorgoneion framed with a red line in the center of the black interior.
2013.99.0045.jpg
2013.99.0045.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing the black exterior and the red band on the stem.
2013.99.0046.jpg
2013.99.0046.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing the black exterior and the red band on the stem and one handle.
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2013.99.0047.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing the black exterior and the red band on the stem.
2013.99.0048.jpg
2013.99.0048.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing the black exterior and the red band on the stem and one handle.
2013.99.0049.jpg
2013.99.0049.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing a gorgoneion framed with a red line in the center of the black interior.
2013.99.0050.jpg
2013.99.0050.jpg
Front view of part of an Attic cup, showing a gorgoneion framed with a red line.
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2013.99.0051.jpg
Front view of an Attic cup, showing the base.
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3D model
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 9.10
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 14368
Height 7.0
Diameters Rim 16.5; base 7.0
Handle_height 0.8
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 05.04.2004; 18.01.2005; 10.01.2006
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