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Accession_Number 61.6.3
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware kylix
Shape Kylix
Shape_description Everted lip with rounded rim, curving out to a short shoulder, then tapering to a conical, deep bowl, with short stem that broadens to a flat, disk foot, with tapering, slightly rounded exterior, gougedresting surface, slightly concave interior, and slightly convex underside. From either side, just below the rim, a u-shaped handle, round in section, rises up to just above the top of the rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Glazed black on the interior, except at the bottom of the bowl. Exterior glazed black (dipped) on the rim, handles, except near attachment (but a small line emerges to the front of the bowl, from either handle). The floral frieze consists of: palmette, upright, flanked by curling tendrils from which hang smaller palmettes (side A), a simple enclosed palmette (under missing handle); two upright palmettes with curling tendrils, although the palmette on the right has two curling tendrils at the left and none at the right (side B); simple palmette under handle. Beneath the floral frieze is a thin black band above a band of black dots. Black glaze also on the lower part of the body, stem, and top of foot, and interior surface of the foot (with extra paint spilling over onto the resting surface and the underside).
Inscriptions
Condition One handle is missing, and there is a piece broken off the foot. Small scratches all over the surface, both inside and out, as well as a whitish deposit all over.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 4 c. (?)
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Side view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the black interior and one remaining handle.
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Top view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the black interior with reserved central depression.
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Underside view of a Boeotian kylix, showing the floral design on the underside of the body.
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Overhead bottom view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes, showing a broken handle.
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Interior view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes.
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Oblique top view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes.
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Front view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes.
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Side view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes.
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Front view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes.
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Side view of a Boeotian kylix, decorated with palmettes.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Antike Kunst 9.1973, pp.112-113 and pl.40 (Festochift Hansjoerg Bloesch)
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 7.3
Diameters Rim 20.5; stem 5.9; foot 8.4
Handle_height 3.6
Other_dims. Pres. W. across handles 24.4; H. foot 2.0
Location History - Excavation shed (top shelf)
Edited_by Georgina; Teifi; Amy
Date_edited 02.08.02; 07.09.2006; 11.08.2011
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