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Accession_Number 56.8.7
adlib_title Attic black figure plemmochoe
Shape Plemmochoe
Shape_description Miniature
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Interior glazed. On top, curved surface, are tongues which alternate black and white, the black ones also framed by black lines. The underside of the rim is black fired reddish brown. Thick stem and wide, with a plastic ring to the joint with the base. Flat base, curving upwards. Resting surface and concave base both reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Glaze flaked off the stem, base, undeside and the interior. It has been fired reddish brown. Remains of a label on underside.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0220.jpg
2003.92.0220.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic plemmochoe, showing reserved underside.
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2003.92.0221.jpg
2003.92.0221.jpg
Top view of an Attic plemmochoe, showing tongue design on rim.
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2003.92.0222.jpg
2003.92.0222.jpg
Side view of an Attic plemmochoe, showing glazed stem.
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2003.92.0223.jpg
2003.92.0223.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly, above, of an Attic plemmochoe, showing rim decoration.
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2003.92.0224.jpg
2003.92.0224.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly, above, of an Attic plemmochoe, showing rim decoration.
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2003.97.0452.jpg
2003.97.0452.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly, above, of an Attic plemmochoe, showing rim decoration.
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2003.97.0453.jpg
2003.97.0453.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly, above, of an Attic plemmochoe, showing part of rim design and glazed stem.
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2003.97.0454.jpg
2003.97.0454.jpg
Top view of an Attic plemmochoe, showing tongue design on rim.
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2003.97.0455.jpg
2003.97.0455.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic plemmochoe, showing reserved conical underside.
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2008.98.0306.jpg
2008.98.0306.jpg
Oblique top view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing tongue design on rim.
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2008.98.0307.jpg
Oblique top view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing tongue design on rim.
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2008.98.0308.jpg
2008.98.0308.jpg
Profile view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing glazed stem.
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Profile view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing glazed stem.
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2008.98.0310.jpg
2008.98.0310.jpg
Profile view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing glazed stem.
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2008.98.0311.jpg
2008.98.0311.jpg
Profile view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing glazed stem.
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2008.98.0312.jpg
2008.98.0312.jpg
Top view of an Attic miniature plemmochoe, showing tongue design on the rim.
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2008.98.0313.jpg
2008.98.0313.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic miniature Plemmochoe, showing the reserved base.
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Comparanda Cf. Sparkes and Talcott, Agora, 1406; L. Parlama and N.C. Stampolidis, eds., The City beneath the City. Antiquities from the Metropolitan Railway Excavations (Athens 2000) 176 no. 323 (ill.).
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4,0
Diameters Body 4.8; neck 2; base 3.9
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 23.08.2002; 11.01.2006; 04.08.2006; 19.09.2017
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