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Accession_Number 60.1.3
adlib_title Attic black glaze stemless cup
Shape Stemless cup
Shape_description Stemless cup with a plain rounded rim. Two horizontal round handles, oblong in shape, incurved and rising over the rim. Handles rise from half-way down the shallow bowl, which is divided from spreading, lipped torus ring foot by a broad groove.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Attic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze interior and exterior. Reserved resting surface and underside, except two concentric black circles around a central black dot.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of several rejoined pieces. Glaze discoloured to greenish on one handle, otherwise retains lustre.Clay worn on the resting surface and around one of the handles.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 425
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0374.jpg
2003.92.0374.jpg
Bottom view of an Attic black-glaze stemless cup, showing the handles and base.
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2003.94.0020.jpg
2003.94.0020.jpg
Front view of an Attic black-glaze stemless cup, showing handles and foot.
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2003.94.0021.jpg
2003.94.0021.jpg
Top view of an Attic black-glaze stemless cup, showing the interior.
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2003.94.0022.jpg
2003.94.0022.jpg
Back view of an Attic black-glaze stemless cup, showing handles and foot.
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2004.09.0009.jpg
2004.09.0009.jpg
Oblique view, from below, of the bottom of an Attic black-glazed stemless cup showing base.
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2004.09.0016.jpg
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Front view of an Attic black-glazed stemless cup, showing handles and foot.
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2008.10.0035.jpg
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Profile view of an Attic black-glazed stemless cup.
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Comparanda For a more elaborate version, see the 'Castulo Cup', e.g. Reading 47.2.3 and Reading 50.4.12.
Bibliography Ure 1963, 61 no. 20; Agora 12, 269 (in regard to no. 481); Gill 1986, 391, J276, pl. 59
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.2
Diameters Rim 12.9; base 7.4
Handle_height 0.9
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 16.09.2002; 01.12.2003; 10.01.2006; 28.07.2006
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