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Accession_Number 51.1.3
adlib_title Laconian black glaze column krater
Shape Column krater
Shape_description Thick, wide rim with flat top, broad neck. Two rounded handles curve upwards from the top of the body to the neck, from the middle of which they continue in a broad, vertical strap handle to the rim. The body tapers into the narrower bottom and thick, wide base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Laconian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/3
Decoration All black except rim, which is covered with a whitish slip and decorated with a zone of stpe patterns framed by two lines above and below. Base reserved with two incised concentric rings.
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Condition Chips on both the exterior and the interior of the rim. Chips on the body. Cracks are apparent on the body of the krater and two large fragments on the body have been filled in. The gloss is not lustrous and was flaked off the rim, on the top of one of the handles and part of the body and the foot.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 600-550
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Front view of a Laconian black-glazed column krater with geometric ornament on the lip.
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Back view of a Laconian black-glazed column krater with geometric ornament on the lip.
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Comparanda Cf. Hayes 1984, 9 no. 9; CVA Louvre 1, IIID, pl. 1.1, pl. 2.2; Clara Rhodos 3.104, fig. 193; CVA Tours (France 30) pl. 2.4-5. P. Mingazzini, Vasi della Collezione Castellani 1.188-89, and B.B. Shefton, Perachora 2.384 n. 3 list more such kraters.
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Height 32.2
Diameters Rim 30.4; foot 14.4
Handle_height 13.7
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Location Greece
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 07.07.2003; 10.01.2006; 21.08.2006
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