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Accession_Number 47.2.5
adlib_title Attic black glaze; incised; stamped bolsal
Shape Bolsal
Shape_description Rounded thin rim, below which are attached two horizontal round handles, horseshoe-shaped; vertical wall curving into a shallow bowl, on a broad, flaring ring foot with a continuous concave interior surface from the underside through the resting surface.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description Fine reddish-yellow clay
Munsell_color 5YR 7/8
Decoration Black glaze covers the entire vessel, except for underside of the resting surface. It is not lustrous, of not good quality and on the interior it is mostly fired reddish, as well as on small parts of the exterior. Reddish paint is applied on the underside, which is decorated with a black dot at the centre, surrounded by two concentric thin black band at a distance of ca. 1 cm. VEry close to the external band, a thin band of thinned glaze. The interior of the bidy is has stamped decoration. Four stamped spindly palmettes arround a small circle.
Inscriptions
Condition Assembpled from 3 fragments. Missing one handle, some of the rim adjacent to that handle, and a large patch of the bottom of the bowl, adjacent to and slightly overlapping the stamped decoration. The other handle, previously broken off, with another rim fragment, has been rejoined. Some patches missing and scratches around the body on the interior and exterior, rim, handles over; slight deposits on the exterior.
Technique/Style Black glaze; incised; stamped
Provenance From Cyprus
Period Late Classical
Date 400-350
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Artist
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Image
2004.95.0021.jpg
2004.95.0021.jpg
Front view of an Attic squat skyphos, showing uneven red firing and remaining handle.
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2004.95.0022.jpg
2004.95.0022.jpg
Left side view of an Attic squat skyphos, showing uneven red firing and remaining handle.
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2004.95.0023.jpg
2004.95.0023.jpg
Back side view of an Attic squat skyphos, showing remaining handle.
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2004.95.0024.jpg
2004.95.0024.jpg
Right side view of an Attic squat skyphos, showing missing handle and chipped rim.
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2004.95.0025.jpg
2004.95.0025.jpg
Top view of an Attic squat skyphos, showing handle, unevenly fired red interior, and chipped base.
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2004.95.0026.jpg
2004.95.0026.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic squat skyphos, showing handle, chipped bottom, and base decoration of black dot and concentric circles.
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2004.95.0031.jpg
2004.95.0031.jpg

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2008.10.0013.jpg
2008.10.0013.jpg
Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed bolsal.
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2008.98.0405.jpg
2008.98.0405.jpg
Oblique top view of an Attic bolsal, showing handle, to left.
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2008.98.0406.jpg
2008.98.0406.jpg
Side view of an Attic squat skyphos showing one handle.
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2008.98.0407.jpg
2008.98.0407.jpg
Side view of an Attic squat skyphos showing the one remaining handle from the front.
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2008.98.0408.jpg
2008.98.0408.jpg
Side view of an Attic squat skyphos showing the one remaining handle from the front.
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2008.98.0409.jpg
2008.98.0409.jpg
Side view of an Attic squat skyphos showing the one remaining handle from the side.
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2008.98.0410.jpg
2008.98.0410.jpg
Side view of an Attic squat skyphos showing missing handle.
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2008.98.0411.jpg
2008.98.0411.jpg
Top view of an Attic squat skyphos showing the one remaining handle and a hole in the bottom.
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2008.98.0412.jpg
2008.98.0412.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic squat skyphos showing the one remaining handle and a hole in the bottom.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Allard Pierson Series 5, 106 fig. 4; Gill 1986, 399, L44, pl. 161 (drawing of interior decoration).
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.0
Diameters Rim 10.8; base 8
Handle_height 0.6
Other_dims. Width across (single preserved) handle 14.1 Width of rim: 0,2
Location Symposium
Edited_by Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 07.05.2004; 10.01.2006; 31.07.2006
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