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Accession_Number 56.8.3
adlib_title Euboean black figure skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Deep body tapers sharply towards foot; circular handles curve slightly upwards without reaching the height of the rim; conical footring.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Euboean
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Exterior of handles black, interior reserved. resting surface reserved. Underside of foot reserved apart from black dot at the centre, surrounded by black thin band. Body black apart from handle zone, a reserved band c. 1cm below the main design and a reserved band at the junction of the body with the foot. Handle zone decorated with Protocorinthian black butterfly pattern three times front and back, recesses filled with chevrons. One butterfly recesses with leaves. Interior of the vase black.
Inscriptions
Condition Large chip on the rim. Glaze flaked off at parts of the interior, on the handles and the rim. Gloss is not lustrous and it is not well applied on the lower part of the body.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0690.jpg
2002.97.0690.jpg
Front view of a Euboean skyphos, showing the triple protocorinthian butterfly pattern.
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2002.97.0691.jpg
2002.97.0691.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of a Euboean skyphos, showing the interior and both of the handles.
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2002.97.0692.jpg
2002.97.0692.jpg
Oblique view, from below, of a Euboean skyphos, showing the base and part of the design on the body.
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2003.93.0324.jpg
2003.93.0324.jpg
Oblique view of a Euboean skyphos, showing the interior and both of the handles.
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2003.93.0326.jpg
2003.93.0326.jpg
Oblique view of a Euboean skyphos, showing the interior and both of the handles.
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2004.03.0017.jpg
2004.03.0017.jpg
Front view of a Euboean skyphos, showing the geometric designs decorating the body.
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2004.03.0018.jpg
2004.03.0018.jpg
Back view of a Euboean skyphos decorated with geometric designs.
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2004.03.0019.jpg
2004.03.0019.jpg
Back view of a Euboean skyphos, showing the geometric designs decorating the body.
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2013.99.0076.jpg
2013.99.0076.jpg
Top view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the reserved interior and black handles.
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2013.99.0077.jpg
2013.99.0077.jpg
Top view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the base with a black dot in the center.
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2013.99.0083.jpg
2013.99.0083.jpg
Oblique view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the reserved interior and part of the exterior decoration on the body.
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2013.99.0084.jpg
2013.99.0084.jpg
Front view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the protocorinthian black butterfly pattern.
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2013.99.0085.jpg
2013.99.0085.jpg
Front view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the protocorinthian black butterfly pattern and one handle.
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2013.99.0086.jpg
2013.99.0086.jpg
Front view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the protocorinthian black butterfly pattern.
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2013.99.0087.jpg
2013.99.0087.jpg
Front view of an Euboean skyphos, showing the protocorinthian black butterfly pattern and one handle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Hesperia 1962, 376 and pl. 113
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.3
Diameters Rim 14.6; foot 5.9
Handle_height 2.8
Other_dims.
Location History - Excavation shed (bottom shelf)
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Teifi
Date_edited 09.07.2003; 05.09.2006
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