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Accession_Number 45.10.9
adlib_title Attic red figure panathenaic amphora
Shape Panathenaic amphora
Shape_description Panathenaic amphora fragments
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/6
Decoration A: Draped youth playing pipes and draped man holding a branch; B: group, probably in a procession, including a draped youth with a staff and a draped man with a branch. The interior is reserved. The details that form the folds of the figure(s) drapery are rendered with thin, black and red lines. a) Black with part of a tongue motif on the top (tongues flanked by thin lines, on a reserved but glazed band). b) Part of a draped male figure's neck, shoulder and bust. c) Part of the figure's himation folds. d) Lower part of a male figure's drapery folds and part of feet? (carelessly rendered). e) Part of a draped figure's folds, next to a black area. f) Part of a draped figure's folds. g) Part of a figure's arm, forearm and hand, with the largest part of a flute. h) On the right side there is part of a figure's drapery folds. On a black area on the left side there is a figure's hand that holds a komos or sprig with added white, short diagonal lines around it. i) On top of a meander pattern with a black line on top there is part of a red band with traces of thin, black lines (a figure's foot?). j) On the left, there is part of a figure's drapery folds and part of his walking-stick. On the right side there is part of another figure's folds?
Inscriptions
Condition Ten fragments that probably belong to the same vessel. a) Tiny bit of the vessel's lower neck, part of the shoulder and the spring of the handle, which is missing. There are scratches on the exterior and two bits that have been chipped off. Deposits and plaster? on the interior. (The rest of the fragments are from the vessel's body) b) Should be rejoined to c. White plaster on the exterior and traces of it on the interior. A small bit has been chipped off. c) Should be rejoined to b. White plaster on the exterior and traces f it on the interior d) Few deposits on both sides and a small bit that has been pitted off from the exterior. e) Few deposits on the interior and traces of white plaster. A tiny bit has been chipped off from the exterior. f) White plaster and deposits on the interior. Two bits have been chipped off from the exterior. g) The decoration appears as if it has been scraped off and there is a spot that has been chipped off from the exterior. h) A small spot has been chipped off. Deposits and traces of plaster on the interior. Added white colour has fadded away. i) There are adhesives on both sides and white plaster on the exterior. The decoration looks as if it has been scraped off, a tiny bit has been pitted off and a small spot has been chipped off. j) Traces of white plaster, especially on the interior. There is a small spot that has been pitted off.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Early Classical
Date 480-450
Dating_details
Artist Aegisthus Painter
Attribution Beazley: ARV2 506.25
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography ARV2 506.25; for illustrations see AJA 63 (1959) 68, 74, pl. 86.41-42
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 205687
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Height: a) 4.6, b) 4.2, c) 3.0, d) 3.9, e) 3.0, f) 3.9, g) 3.5, h) 4.5, i) 3.9, j) 3.2Width: a) 10.8, b) 6.1, c) 7.3, d) 2.6, e) 3.5, f) 1.7, g) 7.1, h) 5.5, i) 5.1, j) 8.5
Location 11
Edited_by Georgia
Date_edited 23.06.2003
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