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Accession_Number 50.10.2
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Slightly everted lip with nearly flat rim, on a cylindrical bowl with concave sides, divided with a a sharp carination from a convex lower that smoothly curves into a short stem on a rounded foot ring, with rounded resting surface, tapering inner wall, and nearly flat underside. Two suspension holes are arranged horizontally just below the rim on one side.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Interior glazed black. The rim is decorated with black dots (possibly modern?). The walls are decorated with a floral frieze, consisting of 9-petal palmettes alternating with vertical tendrils (one of which is single and 5 of which are comprised of interlocking ss), framed above and below by two black bands. The lower part of the body is decorated with a thick black band, between two reserved bands. The foot ring is decorated with black bands on the vertical surfaces. The underside is decorated with a narrow black band around a central black dot.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of three or more pieces, complete except for some chips on the rim, and restored, with some overpainting. The surface is scratched and pitted, with some white deposits on the interior bowl.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance
Period
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0323.jpg
2002.97.0323.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian bowl, showing the palmette and tendril (?) decoration.
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2002.97.0324.jpg
2002.97.0324.jpg
Top view of Boeotian bowl, showing the black interior.
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2002.97.0325.jpg
2002.97.0325.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Boeotian bowl, showing reserved base with two black concentric bands and central dot.
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2004.68.0001.jpg
2004.68.0001.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2004.68.0002.jpg
2004.68.0002.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2004.68.0003.jpg
2004.68.0003.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2004.68.0004.jpg
2004.68.0004.jpg
Oblique view of an upturned Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0338.jpg
2008.98.0338.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0340.jpg
2008.98.0340.jpg
Profile view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0342.jpg
2008.98.0342.jpg
Profile view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0344.jpg
2008.98.0344.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl.
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2008.98.0346.jpg
2008.98.0346.jpg
Bottom view of a Boeotian bowl with carinated lower part, showing the underside, with banded decoration.
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Beazley_DB
Height 7.1
Diameters Rim 11.2 (ext.), 10.1 (int.); body 10.2 (min.), 11.7 (carination); stem 7.2; foot 7.5 (ext.), 5.5 (int.)
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Other_dims.
Location History - Excavation shed (bottom shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 07.08.02; 05.09.2006; 10.08.2011
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