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Accession_Number 47.10.2
adlib_title Boeotian kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Clay reddish, glaze thin and streaky. In upper part two pairs of vertical bands; in lower a broad horizontal band. Inside black to depth of 2.0cm from lip, rest reserved. Handles black on outside. Foot reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete. One handle and part of side missing. Surface of body in fairly good condition, showing only very small chips and small amount of greyish deposit underneath the handles. Inside the remaining handle is small amount of white deposit. The handle itself is slightly bumpy and chipped on the edges.
Technique/Style
Provenance From Rhitsona, Boeotia (from the bushes)
Period
Date 525-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0468.jpg
2002.97.0468.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing exterior pattern and missing section.
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2002.97.0469.jpg
2002.97.0469.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing the interior and the remaining handle.
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2002.97.0470.jpg
2002.97.0470.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian kantharos, showing the large chip in the body.
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2003.14.0003.jpg
2003.14.0003.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian 'kylix-style' Kantharos.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 15.9
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height H including handle. 7.0; without handle. 5.6
Diameters Diam of mouth. 7.4; Diam of foot. 4.1
Handle_height H. 4.5; W. 1.5
Other_dims.
Location 9
Edited_by Georgina; Karen
Date_edited 03.09.02; 05.04.2004
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