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Accession_Number 56.8.1
adlib_title Apulian black figure kantharos
Shape Kantharos
Shape_description Rim is flat and the neck blends into shoulder. Body descends into a thin groove before a sloping foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/2
Decoration Reserved inside. Paint on outside is black, lustreless and largely worn towards base of body. Two handles painted black on top but reserved underneath. In handle zone, within a panel framed with bands of dots is an ivy spray (on both sides). Lower band of dots carried round below handles. Bottom of object is black until reserved band just above foot. Flaring foot, black on top and reserved and conical underneath.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Very small chips on the rim. Extensive areas of colour loss mostly around the handle and body of the piece.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0258.jpg
2003.93.0258.jpg
Front view of an Apulian kantharos, showing ivy ornament on the body.
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2003.93.0261.jpg
2003.93.0261.jpg
Side view of a kantharos, showing ivy ornament decoration.
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2003.97.0944.jpg
2003.97.0944.jpg
Front view of an Apulian kantharos, showing ivy ornament on the body.
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2003.97.0945.jpg
2003.97.0945.jpg
Top view of an Apulian kantharos, showing the interior, mouth, and tops of two handles.
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2003.97.0946.jpg
2003.97.0946.jpg
Bottom view of an Apulian kantharos, showing the reserved base.
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2004.03.0015.jpg
2004.03.0015.jpg
Front view of a kantharos, showing ivy ornament decoration.
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2004.03.0016.jpg
2004.03.0016.jpg
Side view of a kantharos, showing ivy ornament decoration.
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Beazley_DB
Height 9.4
Diameters Mouth 5.5; body 7.1; base 4.4
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims. H. (excl. handles) 7.7
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 06.09.2002; 10.01.2006; 01.08.2006
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