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Accession_Number 78.7.1
adlib_title Gnathian glazed skyphos
Shape Skyphos
Shape_description Deep skyphos; two rounded, horizontal handles emerging from just below the rim; tall, rounded foot
Material Terracotta
Fabric Gnathian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Two handles on opposite sides at top. Inside black with convex centre. Around rim are incised pendants on side A and two parallel lines with row of white dots above and below on side B. Below pendants is a pair of incised lines, a row of red dots, a grape vine with pendant grapes, leaves and tendrils. At base are three uneven circular shapes above reserved band. Black band around rim of foot. Base reserved and raised. Glaze partly faded.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Side A is badly faded and design has become unclear. Deposits around reserved band at foot. Some scratching to paintwork.
Technique/Style Glazed
Provenance
Period Early Hellenistic
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Rose Painter
Attribution JRG 14.11.2003 says from the way the vine is used and the shape (skyphos of Attic type rather than kotyle) it might be 'Circle of the Rose Painter'
Image
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Bottom view of a Gnathian glazed skyphos, showing reserved base and underside of handles.
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Side view of an (upside down) Gnathian glazed skyphos, showing glazed body and reserved band at base.
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Side view of an (upside down) Gnathian glazed skyphos, showing glazed body and reserved band at base.
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Side view of a Gnathian glazed skyphos, showing glazed body, handles, and reserved band at base of body.
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Top view of a Gnathian glazed skyphos, showing interior and handles.
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Side view of a Gnathian glazed skyphos, showing glazed body, handles, and reserved band at base of body.
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Side view of a Gnathian skyphos, showing the body and both of the handles.
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Top view of a Gnathian skyphos, showing the inside and both of the handles.
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Oblique view, from above, of a Gnathian deep skyphos.
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Profile view of the front of a Gnathian deep skyphos with incised decoration between the handles.
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Detailed view of the front of a Gnathian deep skyphos, showing ghosts of superposed decoration (grape vine).
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Detailed view of the front of a Gnathian deep skyphos, showing ghosts of superposed decoration (grape vine).
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Profile view of the right side of a Gnathian deep skyphos.
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Profile view of the back of a Gnathian deep skyphos.
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Profile view of the left side of a Gnathian deep skyphos.
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Top view of a Gnathian deep skyphos, showing the interior of the bowl.
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View of the bottom of a Gnathian deep skyphos, showing the reserved resting surface and underside.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 14.3
Diameters 11.3; base 7.3
Handle_height 0.9
Other_dims. W. across handles 17.5
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Teifi
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 31.07.2006
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