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Accession_Number 45.8.2
adlib_title Apulian red figure pelike
Shape Pelike
Shape_description Wide flaring mouth with thick rim
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Mouth and rim all black and black inside down to base of rim, then reserved. Two handles, one each side, all black. Both sides have a wave pattern above scene. Between tall tendrils: Side A a youth running with a rosette in the field. Side B is a woman running with garland in hand and a fillet hanging up. Black background carelessly applied, overlapping parts of pattern. Reserved band under scene. Foot black on outside, the rest of the underneath is reserved and flat.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Deposits inside. Small chip to the rim and one to the foot.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 360-340
Dating_details
Artist Thyrsus Painter
Attribution Trendall and Cambitoglou, RFVA 1.282.196, class this pelike with 'vases near in style or comparable' to the Thyrsus Painter.
Image
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Pelike, back view. Shows woman running, holding garland. Cloth hangs on wall (right).
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Pelike, front view. Youth running to right, looking to left; rosette in the field.
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Front view of an Apulian red-figure pelike, showing a youth running to the right.
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Back view of an Apulian red-figure pelike, showing a woman running to the right.
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Top view of an Apulian red-figure pelike, showing the interior.
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2003.97.0969.jpg
Bottom view of an Apulian red-figure pelike, showing the base.
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Profile view of the right side of a foot lekythos, with handle to right.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 31.1; Cambitoglou/Trendall 1961, 80.6; RFVA 10/196
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 15.5
Diameters Rim 10.7; body 11.1; base 8.3
Handle_height 6.9
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 21.04.2004; 10.01.2006
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