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Accession_Number 50.4.10
adlib_title Attic black glaze cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Type C cup. Slightly everted rim with thickened concave lip, from below which emerge two horizontal rounded handles in an oblong shape, that curve up to just below the rim. Shallow bowl flows uninterrupted into a thick stem, which tapers out until a ridge, below which it is cylindrical; thick torus ring foot with slightly sloping upper side and conical underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Black gloss except for reserved underside of handles, panels under handles, line at the join of stem and foot, upper edge of foot, resting surface, and tip of conical underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Broken across bowl in transit from Leicester, and repaired. Gloss remains shiny and silvery. Bowl assembled form 2 fragments. On the exterior, it is not at parts lustrous, while at parts it is fired to dark brown.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Said to be from Nola
Period Late Archaic
Date 500-480
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0266.jpg
2003.92.0266.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing concave lip.
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2003.92.0267.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing concave lip.
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2003.92.0268.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing concave lip and reserved panels under handles.
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2003.92.0269.jpg
Side view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing concave lip and reserved panels under handles.
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Top view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing the interior.
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Bottom view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing the base and other reserved sections.
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2003.92.0272.jpg
Detailed bottom view of an Attic black-glaze type C cup, showing the base and other reserved sections.
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Oblique view, from below, of an Attic black-glazed type C cup.
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Profile view of an Attic black-glazed type C cup.
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2008.99.0770.jpg
2008.99.0770.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic black-glazed type C cup, showing a u-shaped handle.
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2008.99.0771.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic black-glazed type C cup.
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2008.99.0772.jpg
2008.99.0772.jpg
Profile view of the side of an Attic black-glazed type C cup, showing a u-shaped handle.
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2008.99.0773.jpg
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Oblique view from above of an Attic black-glazed type C cup.
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2008.99.0774.jpg
2008.99.0774.jpg
Profile view of an Attic black-glazed type C cup.
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2008.99.0775.jpg
2008.99.0775.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glazed type C cup, showing the bowl and both handles.
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2008.99.0776.jpg
2008.99.0776.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glazed Type C cup.
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Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed Type C cup.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Gill 1986, 369, I38
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.3
Diameters Rim 20.1; stem 2.8; base 8.6
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims. Rim width: 0,4
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 05.09.2002; 01.12.2003; 10.01.2006; 28.07.2006
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