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Accession_Number 47.2.6
adlib_title Attic black glaze bowl: one-handler
Shape Bowl; one-handler
Shape_description Slightly flaring rim, flattened at the top, but sloping inwards; angled wall that curves sharply to a shallow bowl; horizontal, horseshoe-shaped strap handle, attached just below the rim and rising slightly above; broad torus ring foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Black gloss except reserved resting surface and underside, decorated with a black dot at the centres, surrounded by two black concentric thin bands and a broaded black band. Reserved band on the junction of the ring foot and the body. Stamped decoration in the centre of the bowl, comprised of seven palmettes between two concentric bands of stamped eggs framed by parallel grooves.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and mended from 6 fragments. Small part of the ring of the base is broken off. Small chips on rim. Glaze worn off at a spot on the interior. Gloss is not lustrous especially on the interior and the lower part of the body of the exterior. Deposits on the underside of the foot.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Tamassos or said to be from an old tomb in Cyprus (Polis?): cf. JHS 1890.
Period High Classical
Date 420-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2001.99.0122.jpg
2001.99.0122.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the right side of an Attic black-glazed one-handled bowl, showing stamped palmette decoration in the tondo.
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2001.99.0123.jpg
2001.99.0123.jpg
Left side view of an Attic black-glazed one-handled bowl, showing the black-glazed exterior and handle.
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2001.99.0124.jpg
2001.99.0124.jpg
Oblique top view of an Attic black-glazed one-handled bowl, showing stamped palmette decoration in the tondo.
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2001.99.0125.jpg
2001.99.0125.jpg
Oblique bottom view of an Attic black-glazed one-handled bowl, showing concentric black rings and a central dot.
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2003.97.0566.jpg
2003.97.0566.jpg
Right side view of an Attic black-glazed one-handled bowl, showing black glazed interior and handle.
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2003.97.0567.jpg
2003.97.0567.jpg
Left side view of an Attic black-glazed one-handled bowl, showing black glazed interior and handle.
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2003.97.0568.jpg
2003.97.0568.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed one-handler, showing the underside decorated with concentric bands of black.
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2005.88.0053.jpg
2005.88.0053.jpg

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2005.89.0079.jpg
2005.89.0079.jpg

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2008.10.0014.jpg
2008.10.0014.jpg
Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed one-handler.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Gill 1986, 410, O25
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.3
Diameters Rim 16.7; base 9.5
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 02.12.2003; 09.01.2006; 22.08.2006; 19.04.2017
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