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Accession_Number 47.2.1
adlib_title Attic black glaze skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Type B, formerly known as 'Glaux'. Rounded, incurved rim, below which are two round handles, one horizontal and one vertical; tall bulbous body tapering towards torus ring foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/6
Decoration Black gloss, with a greenish band around body towards base. Reddened resting surface and underside, with a central black dot within a faint circle in diluted gloss, and the interior of the footring black.
Inscriptions
Condition Most of vertical handle missing. White deposits on handle, where broken, and on interior. Gloss remains lustrous on the exterior but it is worn and rough on the interior. Small chip on the horizontal handle, scratches on the body.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Said to be from an old tomb in Cyprus (Polis?). See JHS 1890
Period Early Classical
Date 480-450
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Artist
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Image
2003.93.0346.jpg
2003.93.0346.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing handles and interior.
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2003.97.0562.jpg
2003.97.0562.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing remaining horizontal handle.
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2003.97.0563.jpg
2003.97.0563.jpg
Back view of Attic black-glazed skyphos, showing tall body tapering towards foot.
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2003.97.0564.jpg
2003.97.0564.jpg
Top view of Attic black-glazed skyphos, showing the interior and remaining horizontal handle.
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2003.97.0565.jpg
2003.97.0565.jpg
Bottom view of Attic black-glazed skyphos, showing the reddened underside with black decoration.
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2008.10.0008.jpg
2008.10.0008.jpg
Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed glaux skyphos.
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2010.98.0269.jpg
2010.98.0269.jpg
Oblique view from above of the back of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing handles and interior.
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2010.98.0270.jpg
2010.98.0270.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing remaining horizontal handle.
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2010.98.0271.jpg
2010.98.0271.jpg
Right side view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing the missing vertical handle.
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2010.98.0272.jpg
2010.98.0272.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing remaining horizontal handle.
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2010.98.0273.jpg
2010.98.0273.jpg
Left side view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing the front of the remaining horizontal handle.
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2010.98.0274.jpg
2010.98.0274.jpg
Over head view of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos, showing the handles and the interior.
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2010.98.0275.jpg
2010.98.0275.jpg
View of the base of an Attic black-glazed type B skyphos.
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Comparanda 37.11.4 (T. 168) and REDMG:1953.25.1
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Beazley_DB
Height Horizontal 7.8; vertical 3.4
Diameters Rim 9.2; base 4.9
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2c bottom
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 01.12.2003; 20.01.2006; 11.09.2006
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