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Accession_Number 52.3.3
adlib_title Etruscan red figure column krater
Shape Column krater
Shape_description Broad flat rim; short thick neck; handles are comprised of two vertical bars joined at the rim by an overhanging horizontal bar with downward protrusions at either end; body tapers to conical footring; flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 8/4
Decoration Inside is black on neck and rim but reserved inside the body apart from numerous black splatters of paint. Diamond pattern with dots on rim, rays and palmettes on rim above each handle. Side has dots and two rows of wavy lines. Handles are black as is the neck between them. Neck design same as on rim. Row of tongues on shoulder. Scene similar on both sides. Each side is flanked by a vertical line of hearts/ivy leaves with dots between lines. Side A: three youths, robed, one with a staff, two facing left and one facing right. Side B: three youths, robed, around a stele (?), two facing left and one facing right. Figures are ruddled and detail picked out in black. Below is a band of ivy leaves. Foot is black and ridged. Base is reserved and conical inside foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete but cleaned and restored at the Ashmolean by Rickard. Body is compiled of fragments with missing parts filled in with plaster. Five separate unattached fragments. Large chip from foot. Neck, mouth and rim are largely restored but some loose fragments remain. Ruddled areas worn and black paint is scratched.
Technique/Style Red figure
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist Workshop of the Stamnos Bologna 824
Attribution Gilotta
Image
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Side view (side A) of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing three draped standing youths.
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Unattached rim fragments from an Etruscan red-figure column krater.
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Reserved side of unattached fragments from the rim of an Etruscan red-figure column krater.
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Note with unattached fragments from the rim of an Etruscan red-figure column krater.
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Top view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing the rim and interior.
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Side view (side A) of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing three draped standing youths.
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Front view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing ivy ornament under a handle area.
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Side view (side B) of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing three standing youths and a stele.
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Right side view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing ivy ornament under a handle.
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Bottom view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing the reserved base.
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Oblique view, from above, of an Etruscan red-figure column krater.
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Profile view of a the back of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing 3 draped youths.
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Profile view of the side of an Etruscan red-figure column krater.
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Front view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing 3 youths and a stele.
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Profile view of a the side of an Etruscan red-figure column krater.
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Top view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing the mouth.
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Bottom view of an Etruscan red-figure column krater, showing the reserved underside.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Ure 1963, 62 no. 27; F. Gilotta, Prostrettiva 45 (1986) 7-8, figs. 22-4
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 38.1
Diameters Rim 29.2; mouth 20.5; base 13.3
Handle_height 12.2
Other_dims. H. rim 3.9 H. neck 5.2
Location Citizenship
Edited_by Denise; Teifi
Date_edited 10.09.2002; 11.09.2006
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