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Accession_Number 46.9.2
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware karkhesion
Shape Karkhesion
Shape_description Rim set off by ridge at level of upper attachment of handle. Lower part of body grooved in upper reserved half. Side of foot stepped, resting surface grooved. Handles spurred.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Ivy wreath on rim, dots on ridge below. Decoration on main body consists of an ivy wreath with dots in between ivy leaves. Below: one band of horse shoes, one band of dots, and one band of curved lines. Below is black to the foot, which has one reserved line. Base reserved but with two thin black concentric lines around a small circle in the centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Base has been reattached, has holes, and is chiped along the resting surface. One fragment is missing and there are large cracks in the body. Chips along the rim with one major chip which is 8.0 cm long.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance Said by vendor to have come from between Thebes and Chalcis
Period Late Classical
Date 350
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0665.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian Floral-ware karkhesion.
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2002.97.0666.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian Floral-ware karkhesion, showing the interior and the top of handles.
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2002.97.0667.jpg
Bottom view of a Boeotian Floral-ware karkhesion, showing decoration on thd body and base.
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2003.19.0003.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian Floral-ware karkhesion.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 20.7
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 16.5
Diameters Mouth 17.0, base 11.5
Handle_height 8.5
Other_dims.
Location 10
Edited_by Faye; Karen
Date_edited 09.07.2003; 05.04.2004
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