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Accession_Number 48.12.3
adlib_title Perhaps Euboean geometric skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Tall, slightly out turned rim; small rounded horizontal handles at the beginning of the body, rising upwards, fairly deep body; thick conical footring; conical underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Interior black glaze, except a reserved band just inside rim. Upper body reserved with darker red and black decoration; Three horizontal brown lines around the outside rim, six sets of five vertical lines spaced evenly around the upper body alternating with four occurrences of three concentric circles surrounding a central dot. Three horizontal lines below it separate this section from the lower body which is black except for one reserved band in the middle. Handles are a darker reddish brown (2.5YR 4/6). There is an incised cross on the inside of one handle only. The slightly flared foot is also black with a reserved resting surface and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but missing several large chips from the rim, one from the handle joint, from the foot. Interior pitted so red fabric shows through. White deposits on the interior in the area under one handle.
Technique/Style Geometric
Provenance From the Cyclades, probably Paros
Period Archaic
Date 7-6 c.
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Image
2002.97.0517.jpg
2002.97.0517.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Euboean skyphos decorated with geometric ornament.
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2002.97.0518.jpg
2002.97.0518.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Euboean skyphos decorated with geometric ornament.
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2002.97.0519.jpg
2002.97.0519.jpg
Top view of an East Greek skyphos, showing the interior and both of the handles.
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2002.97.0520.jpg
2002.97.0520.jpg
Bottom view of an East Greek skyphos, showing the reserved base.
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2003.93.0343.jpg
2003.93.0343.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Euboean skyphos decorated with geometric ornament.
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2004.12.0005.jpg
2004.12.0005.jpg
Front view of a Euboean skyphos decorated with geometric ornament.
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2008.10.0020.jpg
2008.10.0020.jpg
Profile drawing of a geometric Euboean skyphos.
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Height 9
Diameters Rim 12.7; base 5.7
Handle_height 2.5
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 16.07.2003; 09.01.2006; 11.09.2006
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