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Accession_Number 50.10.5
adlib_title Attic black figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Incurving, rounded on the top rim; fairly deep bowl curves into thick low stem; two tiny grooves at join of stem and base; broad, flat foot; conical underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/8
Decoration Black inside with a reserved rim and a central circular reserved section with two black bands and a black dot. Two handles, one each side, are black except for the reserved insides and panels underneath. The exterior is black, with the exception of the handle zone decorated with palmettes and lotus buds on cable and a reserved band further down on the body. Reserved is the ridge at the junction of the stem and the foot, the side of the foot and the resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. White deposits on base and underside of body, rim. Some paint chipped from rim, handles, interior of the body. On the exterior, gloss remains lustrous at parts, but on the interior is worn.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic / Early Classical
Date 500-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2001.99.0118.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing exterior decoration of a band of palmettes.
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2001.99.0119.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing a band of palmettes followed by concentric black and reserved bands.
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2001.99.0120.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing interior and handles.
2001.99.0121.jpg
2001.99.0121.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing the uneven rim, handles and exterior decoration.
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2003.95.0001.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing interior and handles.
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2003.95.0002.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing interior and handles.
2003.95.0003.jpg
2003.95.0003.jpg
Detailed view of the tondo of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing band and dot design in the centre.
2003.95.0004.jpg
2003.95.0004.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing interior and handles.
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2003.95.0006.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing interior and handles.
2003.95.0007.jpg
2003.95.0007.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing the centre of the floor.
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2003.95.0008.jpg
Detailed view of the tondo of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing band and dot design in the centre.
Profile view of an Attic black-figure kylix, decorated with a band of palmettes on the exterior.
2003.99.0011.jpg
2003.99.0011.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes, showing both of the handles.
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
2003.99.0012.jpg
2003.99.0012.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
2003.99.0013.jpg
2003.99.0013.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated with a band of palmettes on the exterior.
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes, showing both of the handles.
2003.99.0014.jpg
2003.99.0014.jpg
View of an Attic black-figure kylix, decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
2003.99.0015.jpg
2003.99.0015.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-figure kylix decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
Top view of an Attic black-figure kylix, showing the base.
2003.99.0016.jpg
2003.99.0016.jpg
Oblique view of the underside of an Attic black-figure kylix, decorated on the exterior with a band of palmettes.
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Beazley_DB
Height 6.6
Diameters Rim 15.7; stem 3.3; base 6.7
Handle_height 3.0
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 2d bottom
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 4 September 2002; 17.01.2006; 18.08.2006
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