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Accession_Number 49.1.1
adlib_title Corinthian kothon
Shape Kothon
Shape_description Inturned rim with straight sides; ribbon handle; shoulder slopes down to vertical wall, then sharply recedes to vertical footring and sloping underside of the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 7/4
Decoration Interior reserved except for red central interior surrounded by thin red and black bands. The vertical part of the interior of the rim has black and brownish bands. Decoration of thin red and black bands, with dots at edge of mouth and outlined tongues round shoulder. Outside of handle black. The underside of the foot decorated with three concentric black bands and dot at the centre. The ring on the interior and exterior covered with brownish paint. The resting surface has two thin concentric brownish bands. Sloping part of the body two thin brown bands. Above the ridge, brown band and that part covered with brown paint.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Small chips to the foot. Paint flaking on shoulder, body, handles, interior, ringfoot and underside. Chips on the surface of the body and shoulder. Black paint at parts fireed brownish.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 550-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0016.JPG
2002.97.0016.JPG
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing outlined tongue pattern on shoulder.
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2003.92.0295.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Corinthian kothon, showing concentric band decoration on the base.
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2003.92.0296.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing handle with protrusions and interior.
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2003.92.0298.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the undecorated exterior of the body.
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2003.92.0299.jpg
Back view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the black handle with protrusions either side.
2003.92.0300.jpg
2003.92.0300.jpg
Left side view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the undecorated exterior of the body.
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2003.92.0301.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the undecorated exterior of the body.
2003.92.0302.jpg
2003.92.0302.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the front of a Corinthian kothon, showing the interior and decorated shoulder.
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2008.99.0506.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the side of a Corinthian kothon, showing the interior and decorated shoulder.
2008.99.0507.jpg
2008.99.0507.jpg
Left side view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the decorated foot and the black handle.
2008.99.0508.jpg
2008.99.0508.jpg
Back view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the black handle with protrusions either side.
2008.99.0509.jpg
2008.99.0509.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the decorated foot and the black handle.
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2008.99.0510.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian kothon, showing the undecorated exterior of the body and decorated foot.
2008.99.0511.jpg
2008.99.0511.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the bottom of a Corinthian kothon, showing concentric band decoration on the base.
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2008.99.0512.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the bottom of a Corinthian kothon, showing concentric band decoration on the base.
2008.99.0513.jpg
2008.99.0513.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian kothon, showing outlined tongue pattern on shoulder.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.1
Diameters Rim 9.6; body 9.9; base 7.3
Handle_height 1.5
Other_dims. W. of opening 5.2
Location 5.1.3
Edited_by Denise; Teifi
Date_edited 12 July 2002; 01.09.2006
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