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Accession_Number 60.8.1
adlib_title Perhaps Sicilian cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Cup of Ionian type. Tall, slightly outturned rim; ridge between rim and deep body; two small, rounded handles emerge horizontally from the top of the body; conical footring; concave base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6 Reddish yellow clay, no mica, no inclusions
Decoration Reserved bands on lip and handle zones, heavy black line on lip and dividing the two zones. Handles reserved underneath. Interior black except for a reserved disk in the bottom with two concentric reddish circles inside, then two purple circles applied over black about half-way up, then another single circle just below lip. Reserved thin band on the top of the rim, in the interior. Exterior black beneath the two reserved bands, exterior of footring black, base reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. One of the handles broken off and restored. Small chip under this handle. Bad quality gloss that is not lustrous. Thinly applied on the exterior of the body and the foot ring. Deposits on the rim, handles and the underside of the foot
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 525-500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0505.jpg
2002.97.0505.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of an Ionian type banded cup, showing the reserved bands on the exterior.
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2002.97.0506.jpg
2002.97.0506.jpg
Top view of an Ionian type banded cup, showing the interior of the bowl with concentric purple band decoration.
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2002.97.0507.jpg
2002.97.0507.jpg
Bottom view of an Ionic type banded cup, showing the black exterior and reserved base.
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2003.92.0375.jpg
2003.92.0375.jpg
Front view of an Ionian type banded cup, showing the reserved bands separated by a black band.
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2003.92.0376.jpg
2003.92.0376.jpg
Side view of an Ionian type banded cup, showing a handle attached to the lower reserved band.
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2003.92.0377.jpg
2003.92.0377.jpg
Front view of an Ionian type banded cup, showing the reserved bands separated by a black band.
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2003.92.0378.jpg
2003.92.0378.jpg
Side view of an Ionian type banded cup, showing a handle attached to the lower reserved band.
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2003.92.0379.jpg
2003.92.0379.jpg
Bottom view of an Ionian type banded cup, showing the black exterior and reserved base.
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2008.98.0357.jpg
2008.98.0357.jpg
Oblique view of an Ionian cup.
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2008.98.0358.jpg
2008.98.0358.jpg
Oblique view of an Ionian cup.
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2008.98.0359.jpg
2008.98.0359.jpg
Profile view of an Ionian cup.
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2008.98.0360.jpg
2008.98.0360.jpg
Side view of an Ionian cup, showing one handle.
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2008.98.0361.jpg
2008.98.0361.jpg
Profile view of an Ionian cup.
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2008.98.0362.jpg
2008.98.0362.jpg
Side view of an Ionian cup, showing one handle.
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2008.98.0363.jpg
2008.98.0363.jpg
Top view of an Ionian cup with banded decoration, showing the interior and two handles.
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2008.98.0364.jpg
2008.98.0364.jpg
Bottom view of an Ionian cup with banded decoration, showing the reserved underside and both handles.
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2009.07.0004.jpg
2009.07.0004.jpg
Profile drawing
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Comparanda
Bibliography For Ionian type cup see Sabrina Boldrini 1994, Boardman and Hayes 1966, and Villard and Vallet 1955. Cf. Connor and Jackson 2000, 52-55 nos. 14-15 with extensive bibliography.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.2
Diameters Rim 13.9; stem 3.6; base 5.1
Handle_height 1.4
Other_dims.
Location Greece
Edited_by Kinsey; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 09.01.2006; 22.08.2006; 05.04.2017
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