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Accession_Number 50.4.15
adlib_title black glaze kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Rim curved slightly outwards. Inclining neck of roughly equal depth and diameter as bowl. Small vertical handles curving from rim to mid-section. Convex bowl. Torus (tyre shaped) foot with no stem.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze. Palmette design stamped on both sides of neck. Vertical tongue design covering body of bowl.
Inscriptions
Condition Grey deposit inside bowl. Glaze chipped in places and worn around rim and handles. Crack running around one side of bowl ending under handles intersecting mid-way with crack running to rim. Triangular chip on rim next to handle approximately 2cm on each side.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Possible from Pompeii
Period
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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2005.02.0011.jpg
Front view of a black glaze kantharos, showing the chip.
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2005.02.0012.jpg
2005.02.0012.jpg
Front view of a black glaze kantharos, showing the handle.
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2005.02.0013.jpg
2005.02.0013.jpg
Front view of a black glaze kantharos, showing the chip.
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2005.02.0014.jpg
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Oblique view of a black glaze kantharos, showing the interior.
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2005.02.0015.jpg
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Oblique view of a black glaze kantharos, showing the base.
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2005.02.0060.jpg
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Front view of a black glaze kantharos, showing the palmette design.
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Height 10.4
Diameters Mouth 9.9. Body 8.5; base 4.3; foot 5.8.
Handle_height 6.0
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Location Symposium
Edited_by Ruth; Laura; Kinsey
Date_edited 12.11.2004; 10.01.2006
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