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Accession_Number 45.6.6
adlib_title Attic black figure plemochoe
Shape Plemochoe
Shape_description Miniature. Rim curves over into centre. Conical foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/6
Decoration Inside is reserved. On upper surface are black downward-pointing leaves alternating with smaller leaves pointing upwards. Underside is black with two reserved bands. Resting surface is black.
Inscriptions
Condition Base badly damaged. Paint on underside is faded to red. Grey deposits inside object and inside conical foot.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Probably Attic; parallels in Eleusis Museum and Oxford.
Period Late Archaic
Date 550-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Stemmed handleless kothon, side view.
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Side view of a miniature Attic plemochoe.
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Side view of minature Attic Plemochoe showing that it is slightly slanted to the left.
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Top view looking into mouth of minature Attic Plemochoe.
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Conical base of Attic minature Plemochoe.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 39.4; Talcott and Sparkes Agora xii.334.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.1
Diameters 4.3
Handle_height
Other_dims. Diameter of hole 2.1Stem width 1.4Base diameter 2.2
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 23.08.2002; 21.04.2004; 11.01.2006; 06.05.2016
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