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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.2
adlib_title East Greek black figure amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description Two tall handles, which each extend from the neck to the top of the shoulderr; resting surface slopes slightly; base hollow.
Material Terracotta
Fabric East Greek
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Inside of mouth and exterior of rim black, while lip is reserved. Body is mostly reserved. Handles are black on the outside, and reserved on the insides. Below the handles are three thin black bands. The top of the foot and a thick band above it are black, but resting surface and base are reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. The amphora is in good condition, showing little signs of wear, as the glaze has flaked in little patches. There is one small chip on the rim and a few around the foot. There is a little bit of greyish deposit around the top of the foot and the rim of the mouth. On the resting surface of the foot is a small amount of brown deposit.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance
Period Late Archaic
Date 525-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0713.jpg
Oblique view of an East Greek Amphora, showing the circle pattern on the body, and the black inside of the mouth and exterior of the rim.
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2002.97.0714.jpg
Side view of an East Greek amphora, showing the circle pattern around the body.
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2002.97.0715.jpg
Top view of an East Greek amphora, showing the mouth.
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2002.97.0716.jpg
Side view of an East Greek amphora laying on its side, showing the base.
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2003.45.0002.jpg
Simple amphora with three bands beneath the handles.
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DSCN0192.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 21.18
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 21.2
Diameters Mouth 9.0; body 11.2; neck 6.5; foot. 7.5
Handle_height 6.0
Other_dims. Neck H. 5.7; body H. 12.5
Location Symposium
Edited_by Georgina/Faye; Karen
Date_edited 06.09.02; 19.04.2004
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