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Accession_Number 47.7.2
adlib_title Attic red figure askos
Shape Askos
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/6
Decoration Round, flat body with vertical spout at one end with a flared mouth. Single curved handle stretches from the rim of the mouth to the back of the body. All black apart from two designs. One one side is a panther, with detail picked out in black paint and whose face is in an odd perspective. On the other side is a dog, with black and brown paint used for detail. Reserved line runs asround the body below the animals. The base is red and flat.
Inscriptions
Condition Almost intact apart from a chip to the mouth; slightly chips on the surface, and worn on the top of the handle and the mouth. Animals remain clear and the gloss is shiny apart from around base which is a little streaky.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance From Poli, Cyprus
Period Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.24.0002.jpg
2003.24.0002.jpg
Top view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the handle between a panther (top) and a dog (bottom).
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2003.24.0006.jpg
2003.24.0006.jpg
Front side view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing a crouching dog, facing right.
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2003.93.0243.jpg
2003.93.0243.jpg
Oblique (right) side view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing a dog.
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2003.93.0249.jpg
2003.93.0249.jpg
Oblique (left) side view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing a panther.
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2003.93.0252.jpg
2003.93.0252.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing a panther.
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2003.97.0722.jpg
2003.97.0722.jpg
Top view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the handle between the dog (top) and panther (bottom).
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2003.97.0723.jpg
2003.97.0723.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing a panther.
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2003.97.0724.jpg
2003.97.0724.jpg
Oblique view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing a dog.
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2003.97.0725.jpg
2003.97.0725.jpg
Front view of the bottom of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the reserved base.
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2004.95.0074.jpg
2004.95.0074.jpg
Top view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the handle between the dog (top) and panther (bottom).
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2004.95.0075.jpg
2004.95.0075.jpg
Front view of the bottom of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the reserved base.
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2004.95.0076.jpg
2004.95.0076.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure askos, howing a dog.
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2004.95.0077.jpg
2004.95.0077.jpg
Front view the back of an Attic red-figue askos.
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2004.95.0078.jpg
2004.95.0078.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the panther.
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2011.03.0022.jpg
2011.03.0022.jpg
Front view of an Attic red-figure askos, showing the panther.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 27.5
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB 14260
Height 6.0
Diameters Mouth 3.2; body 8.5; base 7.5
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 10.01.2006
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