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Accession_Number 56.8.2
adlib_title Euboean floral ware stamnos-pyxis
Shape Stamnos-pyxis
Shape_description Tall inslanting rim with plain round lip, sharply turning to a short shoulder that broadens to an ovoid body, which tapers to a tall moulded foot, comprised of a beveled top, two concave elements, a carination, below which a scotia above a torus. The resting surface is ridged and the underside consists of a pointed convex centre, within a tapering concave part. Two u-shaped handles, round in section, rise from the bottom of the shoulder to high above the rim. On either side of each handle is a pointed lug.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Interior reserved, except for a narrow band of black glaze at the top. Exterior: black-glazed rim and handles, including handle attachment points, lower part of body, and foot. The shoulder is decorated with pendant leaves, vertically arranged, divided by a narrow black band from the body frieze which consists of, on either side, a 12-petalled horizontal palmette between two sideways 14-petalled palmettes central. Lines of dots emerge from either side of the middle leaf on each palmette. Underside reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Lid missing. Complete, and intact for handles, broken in 3 parts, reattached. Surface damaged with scratches, pitting, white deposits, and dark stains.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos-pyxis, showing widely spaced leaves on shoulder.
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Front view of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos-pyxis, showing large handles rising from shoulders and main design on body.
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Oblique view, from below, of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos-pyxis, showing reserved ring base.
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Oblique view, from above, of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos-pyxis (with lid 34.10.8).
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Oblique view, from above, of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos-pyxis.
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Profile view of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos pyxis.
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Profile view of the side of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos pyxis.
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Profile view of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos pyxis.
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Profile view of the side of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos pyxis.
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Top view of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos pyxis.
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Bottom view of a Euboean floral-ware stamnos-pyxis, showing the reserved underside.
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Comparanda
Bibliography BICS 8 (1961) 3, pls. 2.4, 3.1
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 15.1 (incl. handles)
Diameters Rim 7.1; shoulder (top) 7.7; body (max.) 12.1; body (min.) 3.5; foot 7.2
Handle_height 5.0
Other_dims. H. excl. handles 12.7
Location History - Excavation shed (middle shelf)
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 09.07.2003; 04.09.2006; 11.08.2011
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