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Accession_Number REDMG:1934.26.1
adlib_title South Italian black figure ionian cup
Shape Ionian Cup
Shape_description Small cup with rounded rim on a flaring lip that sharply joins a shallow bowl with bulging profile; two horizontal round handles, canted up, join at the broadest part of the bowl. The bowl has almost no stem but attaches directly to a raised ring base with diagonal profile, slightly convex resting surface, and slightly pointed underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric South Italian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Thinly applied black glaze on interior, handles, and lower part of bowl, as well as a narrow band at the bottom of the lip, and the exterior surface of the foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of ten or more rejoined fragments, missing only slight chips from the joins; stained, with iridescence on interior and exterior surfaces and adhesions, especially on the base.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Archaic (?)
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2004.99.0894.jpg
2004.99.0894.jpg
Oblique view of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the black glaze on the interior and handles.
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2004.99.0895.jpg
2004.99.0895.jpg
Front view of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the black glaze on the handles and lower part of the body, and the band on the lower part of the lip.
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2004.99.0896.jpg
2004.99.0896.jpg
Front view of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the black glaze on one of the handles and lower part of the body.
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2004.99.0897.jpg
2004.99.0897.jpg
Front view of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the black glaze on the handles and lower part of the body, and the band on the lower part of the lip.
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2004.99.0898.jpg
2004.99.0898.jpg
Front view of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the black glaze on one of the handles and lower part of the body.
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2004.99.0899.jpg
2004.99.0899.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the base and the black glaze on the handles and the lower part of the body.
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2004.99.0900.jpg
2004.99.0900.jpg
Top view of a South Italian Ionian cup, showing the black glaze on the interior and handles.
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Beazley_DB
Height 6.5
Diameters Rim 12.3; body 12.0; stem 2.8; foot 4.9
Handle_height 2.1
Other_dims. W. incl. handles 17.5; H. foot 1.3
Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Amy; Joana varela
Date_edited 17.08.2004; 24.04.2017
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