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Accession_Number 50.4.12
adlib_title Attic black glaze stemless cup
Shape Stemless cup
Shape_description Castulo cup': large stemless cup. Slightly outturned rim with concave lip, inset on interior and exterior, below which are attached two horizontal round handles, oblong in shape, incurved and rising to the height of the rim. Shallow bowl divided from a spreading, lipped torus ring foot by a broad groove.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description Reddish-yellow clay
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Silvery black gloss except underside, which is reserved, reddened, and decorated with a central black dot and two concentric black bands. The external is wider and painted without precision. Red paint of the resting surface slightly flaked off at small parts.
Inscriptions
Condition Gloss somewhat worn on one side of rim and handles; resting surface, rim, handles chipped. Glaze is not lustrous, On the exterior towards the foot fired to brownish
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Possibly from Pompeii
Period Early Classical
Date 470-450
Dating_details
Artist The Read-Ox Potter
Attribution D.W. Gill: cf. London, BM 1978.121.2 and 29; Oxford 1968.1530.
Image
2001.99.0129.jpg
2001.99.0129.jpg
Oblique view from above of an Attic black-glaxed Castulo cup showing underside.
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2001.99.0130.jpg
2001.99.0130.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-gloss kylix (upside down) showing base and handles.
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2001.99.0131.jpg
2001.99.0131.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-gloss kylix, showing the interior.
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2003.97.0529.jpg
2003.97.0529.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-gloss kylix, showing the interior.
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2003.97.0530.jpg
2003.97.0530.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of an Attic black-gloss kylix, showing the interior.
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2003.97.0531.jpg
2003.97.0531.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-gloss kylix, showing the interior and both the handles.
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2003.97.0532.jpg
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Bottom view of an Attic black-gloss kylix, showing the underside.
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2008.10.0026.jpg
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Profile drawing of an Attic black-glazed Castulo cup.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Gill 1986, 388, J195, pl. 57 For more on the Castulo cup see Shefton 1990.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.0
Diameters Rim 14.0; base 7.5
Handle_height 0.9
Other_dims. Rim width: 0,4
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 22.08.2002; 01.12.2003; 10.01.2006; 28.07.2006
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