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Accession_Number 59.6.1
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware; black figure kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Everted, concave rim, with round lip, offset by a carination from a shallow bowl, tapering sharply to a short stem that broadens to a moulded foot, concave in profile, with a nearly flat resting surface, grooved just within the resting surface, hollowed and conical within; a slightly incurving d-shaped handle rises up, on either side, from the centre of the bowl to the height of the kylix.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/6
Decoration Glazed black on interior, except for a reserved concentric band in the middle of the bowl. Exterior: Black-glazed rim, exterior of handles, lowest part of body, stem, and upper part of foot. The lower part of the body is decorated with a floral frieze, consisting of (on either side) three palmettes. On side A, and the right palmette on side B, each palmette is dotted on either side of the central petal. The right-most palmette on side A has a vertical band (drip?) to its right. The left-most palmette on side B has a vertical worm on either side of it. Under each handle is an upright ivy leaf. Below this frieze are two narrow black bands.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete except for a chip in the foot. Surface chipped and worn, especially on handles. White and grey deposit on handles and foot; black dulled to red in places.
Technique/Style Floral ware; black figure
Provenance
Period High Classical / Late Classical
Date 400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution Ure: palmettes 'related to' 'tree palmettes' from Tanagra Floral ware: see Hesperia 15 (1946) 30.
Image
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the interior and both handles.
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Top view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the interior decorated with concentric bands of reserved clay and red.
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Bottom view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the base, the floral pattern on the exterior, and both of the handles.
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Oblique view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the floral pattern on the exterior and both of the handles.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the floral pattern on the exterior and the chip on the base.
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Oblique view, from above, of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the interior and both handles.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the handles and the base.
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Left side view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix.
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Back side view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the handles.
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Right side view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix.
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Over head view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the concentric pattern on the interior.
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Bottom view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the base, the floral pattern on the exterior, and both of the handles.
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Bottom view of a Boeotian floral-ware kylix, showing the base, the floral pattern on the exterior, and both of the handles.
Comparanda
Bibliography Ure 1963, 58 no. 13
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 7.6
Diameters Rim 18.9; stem 3.8; base 7.1
Handle_height 2.3
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 25.5
Location History - Excavation shed (top shelf)
Edited_by Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 05.09.2006; 11.08.2011
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