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Accession_Number 50.10.3
adlib_title Attic black figure droop cup; kylix
Shape Droop cup; kylix
Shape_description Vertical sided, slightly outturned rim; ridge between rim and body; another ridge at top of stem; top part of stem channelled; stem broadens out into a wide foot; conical underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6 reddish yellow clay
Decoration Interior black. Main zone, lotus chain, dotted. Lower part of body black with one red band. Purple moulding at junction of stem and body. Top of stem reserved and channelled. Outside of footring rounded and black inside of footring black almost up to top, tip of interior of footring and resting surface reserved. Underside of the handles reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Preserved in a very good condition. large chip on one of the handles. Glaze flaked at small parts on the rim, on the interior, arund the foot ring. White depositions in the interior of the footring.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance Purchased form Clement Platt, Rue des Petits -Champs, Paris.
Period High Archaic
Date 550-525
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Image
2003.64.0009.jpg
2003.64.0009.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure droop cup, decorated with a dotted lotus chain.
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2003.97.0805.jpg
2003.97.0805.jpg
Oblique front view of an Attic droop cup, showing the body, the handles and the foot.
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2003.97.0806.jpg
2003.97.0806.jpg
Oblique back view of an Attic droop cup, showing the body, the handles and the foot.
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2003.97.0807.jpg
2003.97.0807.jpg
Top view of an Attic droop cup, showing the interior and both handles.
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2003.97.0808.jpg
2003.97.0808.jpg
Underside view of an Attic droop cup, showing the conical base with reserved resting surface.
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2004.76.0001.jpg
2004.76.0001.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure droop cup, decorated with a dotted lotus chain.
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2004.77.0001.jpg
2004.77.0001.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-figure droop cup, decorated with a dotted lotus chain.
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Height 9.7
Diameters Rim 16.0; stem 2.5 foot 7.8
Handle_height 2.5
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Location Shape
Edited_by Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 11.01.2006; 22.08.2006
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