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Accession_Number 51.7.12
adlib_title Attic red figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Offset rim; origionally two handles of which only one remains, protruding horizontally from just below the rim; body initially rounded but then tapers fairly sharply to very narrow, raised footring; base flat
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Originally two handles, now only one remains, but they were both black, as are the interior walls. Exterior design shows a similar picture on both sides of a youth wrapped in leimation. Beneath each handle is a palmette with spiraling tendrils and serrated leaf below. Bottom of body below decoration black. Reserved ring on top of foot. Footring black inside and out, base is reserved with central dot and two circles drawn by hand.
Inscriptions
Condition One handle lost. Paint chipped at handle and inside. Glaze lost from interior walls.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 350
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.99.0001.jpg
2002.99.0001.jpg
Left side view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2002.99.0015.jpg
2002.99.0015.jpg
Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing palmette decoration below remaining handle.
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2002.99.0016.jpg
2002.99.0016.jpg
Right side view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2002.99.0017.jpg
2002.99.0017.jpg
Back view of an Attic skyphos, showing palmette decoration below broken handle.
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2003.93.0225.jpg
2003.93.0225.jpg
Left side view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2003.93.0368.jpg
2003.93.0368.jpg
Right side view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2003.97.0638.jpg
2003.97.0638.jpg
Left side view of an Attic skyphos, showing the design on the body and both the damaged and the complete handle.
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2003.97.0639.jpg
2003.97.0639.jpg
Top view of an Attic skyphos, showing the inside and the rim of the cup.
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2003.97.0640.jpg
2003.97.0640.jpg
Underside of an Attic skyphos, showing the reserved base with decoration and some of the body pattern.
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2007.01.0005.jpg
2007.01.0005.jpg
Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2007.01.0006.jpg
2007.01.0006.jpg
Front view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2007.01.0007.jpg
2007.01.0007.jpg
Left side view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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2007.01.0008.jpg
2007.01.0008.jpg
Left side view of an Attic skyphos, showing youth wrapped in leimation.
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Beazley_DB
Height 10.0
Diameters Rim 10.7; base 5.5
Handle_height 1.9
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Location Timeline 3c bottom
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 30 August 2002; 17.01.2006; 16.08.2006
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