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Accession_Number 45.6.4
adlib_title Perhaps East Greek kothon
Shape Kothon
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps East Greek
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Brownish-grey in colour, apparently from burnt deposit. Shape is of a normal Corinthian kothon except that the handle is abnormally thick with no side projections. Inside, black bands in center. Turned in rim has black bands as does the top surface with four bands alternating thick and thin. Band near to foot. Base is raised and has two central circles.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Deposits all over making surface very gritty. Some wearing of black bands.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.35.0005.jpg
2003.35.0005.jpg
Three kothons. Accession codes clockwise from top left: 45.6.5, 44.6.1, 45.6.4
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2003.35.0088.jpg
Kothon, side view.
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2003.35.0090.jpg
Kothon, view from below.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA 39.3
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.1
Diameters 16.5
Handle_height 1.7
Other_dims. Opening diameter 8.8Base diameter 9.9
Location 5.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Joana Varela
Date_edited 16 August 2002; 05.04.2017
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