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Accession_Number 51.1.1
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware; slight cutting marks at the centre of the underside. bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Flat outturned rim with rounded lip, sharply curving to nearly cylindrical bowl, slightly concave, which broadens and then tapers in the convex lower part to a disk foot, sloping on the upper part, rounded on the lower part, tapered on the interior, with flat resting surface and nearly flat underside. Just below the rim on one side are two holes for suspension.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Glazed on the interior. Exterior: thick band on underside of rim and top of body; a figural and floral frieze, between a pair of thin bands. depict vertical 6-7 petalled palmettes, alternating between upright and inverted, joined by tendrils, and a silhouetted rearing lion, profile to right. Lower part of body glazed black, fading to brownish-orange; brownish-orange band overlapping from inside of foot to resting surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Surface dulled by greyish-white deposits, especially thick at bottom of bowl on interior, small scratches and patches of wear all over.
Technique/Style Floral ware; slight cutting marks at the centre of the underside.
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0230.jpg
2002.97.0230.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian bowl, showing palmette and tendril pattern on body.
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2002.97.0231.jpg
2002.97.0231.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian bowl, showing the interior.
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2002.97.0232.jpg
2002.97.0232.jpg
Detailed view of a Boeotian bowl, showing greyish white deposits or adhesions on the rim and interior.
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2002.97.0233.jpg
2002.97.0233.jpg
Side view of an (upside down) Boeotian bowl, showing floral design on the body.
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2002.97.0234.jpg
2002.97.0234.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Boeotian bowl, showing the reserved base.
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2004.68.0005.jpg
2004.68.0005.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, showing a lion approaching palmettes and tendrils.
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2004.68.0006.jpg
2004.68.0006.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, showing a lion approaching palmettes and tendrils.
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2004.68.0007.jpg
2004.68.0007.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, showing a lion approaching palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0339.jpg
2008.98.0339.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, showing a lion approaching palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0341.jpg
2008.98.0341.jpg
Profile view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, showing a lion approaching palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0343.jpg
2008.98.0343.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part, decorated with palmettes and tendrils.
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2008.98.0345.jpg
2008.98.0345.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, showing the black-glazed interior and the reserved rim.
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2008.98.0347.jpg
2008.98.0347.jpg
Bottom view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part.
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2008.98.0348.jpg
2008.98.0348.jpg
Bottom view of a Boeotian floral ware bowl, with carinated lower part.
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Beazley_DB
Height 7.7
Diameters Rim 11.4 (ext.), 9.9 (int.); body (min) 9.1, body (bottom, max.) 9.3; foot 6.3
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. foot 0.9
Location History - Excavation shed (bottom shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 15.07.2002; 05.09.2006; 11.08.2011
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